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  1. Letting ZTE Off the Hook, Again? Implications for Iran Sanctions Enforcement

    The plight of Chinese telecom giant ZTE may have eased this week, as U.S. and Chinese officials met for high-level trade talks. On April 15, the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security reactivated trade restrictions and re-imposed a ...

  2. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Unveils Iran's Atomic Archive

    In a live television presentation on April 30, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled information about Iran's nuclear weapons program that had been seized by Israeli agents in a January raid on a storage building in Tehran’s Shorabad Dis ...

  3. The FATF Keeps Iran on Blacklist While Ignoring Proliferation Finance Threat

    At its plenary meeting in Paris this week, the Financial Action Task Force decided to maintain Iran's status as a high-risk jurisdiction for money laundering and terrorist financing, while continuing to waive the most severe penalties for this listin ...

  4. Pressure to Address Iran's Missile Program and Arms Exports Intensifies

    December 22, 2017 Policy Briefs Missile Military Events over the past week have created mounting pressure to address Iran's ballistic missile program and its missile and arms exports. On December 19, Iranian-backed Houthi militants in Yemen fired ano ...

  5. At the U.N. General Assembly, World Leaders Disagree on the Value of the Iran Nuclear Deal

    The 72nd United Nations General Assembly concludes this week with increased uncertainty about the future of the nuclear agreement with Iran. In his address to world leaders on September 19, U.S. President Donald Trump called the agreement "the worst a ...

  6. Iranian Arms Shipments to Yemen Violate U.N. Resolutions

    The United States and its allies have interdicted five separate weapons shipments from Iran to the Houthis in Yemen since April 2015—shipments that violate U. N. Security Council resolutions. According to U.S. Vice Admiral Kevin Donergan, “We know they cam ...

  7. Another Iranian Bank Receives Early Sanctions Relief

    October 28, 2016 Policy Briefs Another Iranian bank has received sanctions relief earlier than anticipated under the nuclear deal with Iran.  The European Union’s sanctions on state-owned Bank Saderat Iran and its London-based subsidiary, BankSaderat PLC, ...

  8. U.S. Surrenders Powerful Financial Weapon to Counter Iran's Missile Program

    Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Obama administration secretly agreed to lift United Nations sanctions on two of Iran's missile financing institutions as part of a package of controversial accommodations with Iran in January. Criti ...

  9. Quietly, U.N. Signals Violation by Iran of New Resolution

    According to a July 2016 report by the U.N. Secretary General, Iranian firms participated in a defense trade show in Iraq last March, in potential violation of U. N. Security Council resolution 2231. Under the resolution, prior approval is required by the ...

  10. The Real Problem with Iran’s Nuclear Exemptions is Secrecy

    The controversy over the Iran nuclear agreement was reignited last week, after a new report revealed secret exemptions Iran received in order to meet the requirements of the agreement. The response to the report has been predictably polarized... ...

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