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  1. Iran's Forgotten Weapons

    With the world's attention focused on Iran's nuclear progress-and what to do about it-scant consideration has been given to Iran's chemical weapon and ballistic missile programs. Combined, these pose a more imminent threat than Iran's ...

  2. The Missile Threat: Who Has What and Where Did They Get It?

    I have been asked to describe the world wide missile threat. The first point I would like to make is historical: long range missiles have been developed to carry nuclear weapons. They don't make sense for use with conventional weapons. A country is n ...

  3. How Close Is Iran to Acquiring Nuclear Weapons and What Has the World Done to Slow Iran's Progress?

    The assessment of my organization is that Iran will have limited nuclear weapon "breakout" capability by the end of this year, meaning the ability to produce fuel for one or more nuclear weapons in a short time. To be clear, this doesn't me ...

  4. Ballistic Missiles: Who are the Future Suppliers?

    In February, the Director of Central Intelligence, George Tenet, told Congress that North Korea is on the verge of developing ballistic missiles capable of hitting the continental United States. Tenet said that the Taepo-Dong I missile that North Korea te ...

  5. Bronx Man Sentenced for Attempting to Export Carbon Fiber to Iran

    Richard Phillips was sentenced to 92 months in prison on June 21, 2012 after pleading guilty to attempting to export carbon fiber from the United States to Iran without obtaining the required license, in violation of the International Emergency Economic Po ...

  6. Iranians in California Guilty of Illegally Shipping Missile Components to Iran

    California resident and Iranian national Davoud Baniameri pleaded guilty on May 31, 2011 in U.S. District Court to attempting to illegally export to Iran 10 connector adapters for the TOW and TOW2 missile systems in 2009. He was sentenced to 51 months’ imp ...

  7. British Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Missile Battery Exports to Iran

    January 10, 2013 International Enforcement Actions Missile On January 8, 2013, retired British businessman Christopher Tappin was sentenced to 33 months in prison in an El Paso, Texas federal court for attempting to illegally export batteries used in the ...

  8. U.S. sanctions Iranian and Turkish procurement network supporting AIO

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced sanctions on February 1, 2011 targeting a multi-million dollar procurement network in Iran and Turkey for its direct support of Iran's ballistic missile program. According to Treasury, the network, led by ...

  9. North Korean Rocket Materials Discovered Bound for Iran

    On July 22, 2009, the United Arab Emirates seized 10 containers of North Korean military supplies labeled as oil boring machine parts on a freighter bound for Iran. Among the components reportedly taken were 2,030 detonators for short-range rockets, electr ...

  10. A Final Deal with Iran: Filling the Gaps

    Given substantial momentum toward moving beyond the interim nuclear deal with Iran to a more comprehensive agreement, the U.S. administration must insist on several critical elements for any final deal to be adequate, according to a panel discussion hosted ...

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