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  1. How Iran’s Oil Industry Gets American Machinery

    A pair of exporters employed front organizations, falsified documents, and shipped goods through third parties to support the petroleum industry in Iran in violation of U.S. economic sanctions. ...

  2. Iran Watch Newsletter: November 2020

    November 30, 2020 Newsletters This month’s newsletter includes a new episode of the Iran Watch Listen podcast, in which we discuss the role that the Treasury Department has played in the U.S. sanctions campaign against Iran. Our guest, a former top Treasu ...

  3. Iran Watch Listen: How to Prevent Iran from Evading Sanctions at Sea

    In the inaugural episode of Iran Watch’s podcast, we discuss deceptive shipping practices used by Iran to evade U.S. sanctions, and U.S. efforts to counter these practices, with two experts from the U.S. State Department. ...

  4. U.S. Seeks Forfeiture of Iranian Weapons Seized en Route to Yemen

    For years, Iran has violated the United Nations’ arms embargo on Yemen by smuggling weapons to the Houthis, an Iranian-aligned movement of Yemeni rebels. In November 2019 and February 2020, the U.S. Navy intercepted two of those shipments. ...

  5. Iran Watch Listen: The U.S. Treasury Department and the Future of U.S. Sanctions on Iran

    This episode of Iran Watch Listen features an interview with John Smith, the former Director of the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), about the impact of the Trump administration's Iran sanctions campaign and ho ...

  6. Iranian Military Employs Indonesian Front Companies

    U.S. authorities allege that Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industries Company, a firm affiliated with Iran's military, sought U.S.-made products to advance its “military and civilian capabilities” and looked to a series of middlemen in Iran and Indonesi ...

  7. Iran Watch Newsletter: January 2021

    January 28, 2021 Newsletters This month’s newsletter features a report on the multilayered sanctions levied against Iran’s financial sector as part of the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” campaign, and the legacy of these sanctions for the Biden ...

  8. Secondary Sanctions on the Iranian Financial Sector Create De Facto Embargo with Lasting Implications for the Biden Administration

    On October 8, 2020, the United States designated Iran’s financial sector and sanctioned eighteen Iranian banks. In doing so, the U.S. Treasury Department applied secondary sanctions to Iran's entire financial sector for the first time, potentially ba ...

  9. Iran Watch Listen: How the IAEA Pieces Together the Puzzle of Iran’s Nuclear Program

    March 30, 2021 Interviews and Podcasts Nuclear In the third episode of the Iran Watch Listen podcast, we speak with Laura Rockwood, a former senior official at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), about the authorities that the IAEA uses to cond ...

  10. Table of Iranian Nuclear Sites and Related Facilities

    Iran operates a number of nuclear facilities. This infrastructure includes locations where Iran mines natural uranium, plants that process uranium ore into a concentrate, and plants that convert it into uranium hexafluoride (UF6) gas. This table lists Ira ...

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