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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. A History of Iran's Chemical Weapon-Related Efforts

    This essay describes the origins of Iran's chemical weapon (CW) program during the Iran-Iraq war, Iran's efforts to establish an indigenous CW production capability through foreign procurement, its CW-related transfers, and its adherence to the ...

  3. Iran Chemical Milestones: 1929-2019

    This chronology tracks chemical weapon-related developments involving Iran, from its accession to the Geneva Protocol in 1929, through the use of chemical weapons during the Iran-Iraq War, Iran's CW-related procurement from foreign suppliers, and U.S ...

  4. The Crisis of Compliance

    On July 27, the Foundation for Defense of Democracies hosted a conversation on the issue of compliance with regard to Syria and Iran, featuring remarks by Dr. Yleem D.S. Poblete, Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance. ...

  5. What Does Syria Teach Us About Iran?

    The U.S. response in Syria provides important insights into the situation in Iran, according to a panel discussion hosted by the Wisconsin Project. The likelihood that the United States will use force in Iran during the remainder of the Obama administratio ...