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  1. Iran Test Fires Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile in Apparent Violation of U.N. Resolutions

    Iran’s Defense Ministry announced the successful test of a new ballistic missile on October 11. The test is an apparent violation of U. N. Security Council resolutions and raises troubling questions about Iran’s strategic intentions even after it accepted ...

  2. What to Watch for after Implementation Day

    October 5, 2015 Policy Briefs Foreign ministers from the P5+1 countries and Iran met on September 28 for the first time since the nuclear agreement was finalized in July.  The parties are focused on the agreement’s implementation, which should now be able ...

  3. In Shadow of Nuclear Deal, State and Commerce Sanction Iran Proliferators

    The U.S. State Department issued a new round of sanctions against individuals and companies linked with Iranian proliferation on September 2, even as the nuclear deal with Iran moved closer to clearing key procedural hurdles in Congress. About one month ea ...

  4. Parchin: A Troubling Precedent for Inspections in Iran

    Iran continues construction on a military site linked to nuclear weapons work, according to an August 27 report by the International Atomic Energy Agency. The Agency has been barred from the site, known as Parchin, since 2005 and is monitoring changes ther ...

  5. What the Iran Deal Says (and Doesn’t Say) about Iran’s Ballistic Missiles

    One of the final hurdles in the nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 recently concluded in Vienna was the United Nations sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program and conventional arms purchases. In testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Co ...

  6. How Iran Could Get Sanctions Relief under the Nuclear Deal Sooner than Anticipated

    July 17, 2015 Policy Briefs The nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 reached in Vienna on July 14, 2015 establishes a step-by-step sequence for Iran to receive relief from the sanctions that have crippled its economy.  The most damaging economic sanctio ...

  7. How Will Inspections Work in Iran under the Nuclear Deal?

    President Barack Obama, speaking this morning from the White House after the successful conclusion of talks in Vienna, declared that the nuclear agreement with Iran “is not built on trust; it is built on verification.” Addressing an issue that had been a k ...

  8. How to Evaluate a Nuclear Deal with Iran

    July 9, 2015 Policy Briefs If negotiators in Vienna reach an agreement over Iran’s nuclear program, attention will shift toward Congress and its legislatively mandated review of the deal.  For an agreement to be considered successful, it should, at minimu ...

  9. Is the Additional Protocol Sufficient to Verify Iran’s Nuclear Program?

    Iran has agreed to implement the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Additional Protocol as part of a comprehensive nuclear deal, but Iranian negotiators have been reluctant to grant the Agency inspection rights that go beyond the Additional P ...

  10. U.N. Panel Reports “Drastic” Reduction in Reporting on Illicit Iranian Procurement

    No new instances of illicit procurement by Iran have been confirmed over the past year, according to a June 2 report by the U.N. Panel of Experts. According to the Panel, this lack of reporting “could reflect a general reduction of procurement activities b ...

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