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  1. Iran Air, Prospective Buyer of Boeing Planes, Linked to North Korean Missile Shipments

    July 12, 2016 Policy Briefs The House of Representatives approved two measures last week aimed at blocking Boeing from selling commercial aircraft to Iran.  The vote comes a few weeks after Boeing announced a preliminary agreement to sell commercial aircr ...

  2. Treasury Gives New Guidance, but Banks Still Wary

    The U.S. Treasury Department released new guidance on June 8 that appears intended to reassure European and other non-U.S. banks wary of doing business with Iran. In an updated explanatory document published by the Office of Foreign Assets Control, the Tre ...

  3. Missile Sanctions Must Target Iran's Suppliers

    On May 9, a senior Iranian defense official announced the recent test of "a missile with a range of 2,000 kilometers and a margin of error of 8 meters." Iran's defense minister quickly refuted the specifics of this claim, but not the test it ...

  4. Simmering Dissatisfaction on Both Sides of Nuclear Deal

    April 20, 2016 Policy Briefs Nuclear Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif met in New York on April 19 amid dissatisfaction on both sides about the implementation of the nuclear agreement.  Iran has voiced frustration with ...

  5. New Guidance on U.N. Procurement Channel Raises Larger Questions about Iran Deal Enforcement

    This week, the United Nations published some guidance about a critical part of the nuclear agreement with Iran: the procurement channel. Sales to Iran of items controlled by the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and of non-listed items with nuclear application ...

  6. Implementation Day Brings Sanctions Relief to Past Proliferators

    January 18, 2016 Policy Briefs Iran and the P5+1 announced on January 16 that Iran had met its obligations under the terms of the nuclear agreement and would immediately receive a first round of sanctions relief.  “Implementation Day” of the agreement arr ...

  7. Bait and Switch on New Iran Missile Sanctions

    January 8, 2016 Policy Briefs Last week, the White House backtracked on plans to impose new financial sanctions on Iran’s ballistic missile program.  The Wall Street Journal reported on December 30 that the Treasury Department was preparing to sanction 11 ...

  8. Questions Remain in “Final” Report on Iran’s Alleged Weapons Work

    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) released its long-awaited final report on Iran’s alleged past nuclear weapons work on December 2. This report is likely to be the Agency’s last word on its investigation into what it calls “the possible milita ...

  9. Iran Moves to Implement Nuclear Deal by January

    Iran is taking steps to expedite the implementation of the nuclear deal, which Iranian deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi expects in “early January.” An early January implementation date now looks possible because Iran has taken two key steps needed to ...

  10. Major Iranian Nuclear Entities to Receive Early Sanctions Relief

    As part of the nuclear agreement with Iran, 36 entities will be removed from the United Nations blacklist when the deal is implemented next year. This represents about one-third of the entities on the U.N. list and covers entities that have been linked to ...

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