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  1. The Other Sides of Renegotiating the JCPOA Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Private Viewpoints April 15, 2021 So far, most of the debate over the JCPOA agreement has been a repetition of the original debates that took place before the agreement was reached in 2015 and while the current agreement was first being negotiated. The pu ...

  2. Open-Source Analysis of Iran's Missile and UAV Capabilities and Proliferation

    Private Viewpoints April 20, 2021 Iran’s ballistic missile systems, supplemented by cruise missiles and UAVs, are intended not only for deterrence, but for battle, including by Iran’s regional partners. In a new report, the IISS provides a detailed assess ...

  3. Iran’s Atlantic Voyage: Implications of Naval Deployments to Venezuela or Syria

    Private Viewpoints June 15, 2021 The maiden voyage may just be a token political and training mission to boost morale—or the first step in sending long-range missiles, drones, fast-attack boats, and other materiel to Tehran’s allies in the Caribbean or Me ...

  4. Iran and U.S. Strategy: Looking beyond the JCPOA

    Private Viewpoints June 30, 2021 Regardless of what nations declare, their real-world strategy tends to evolve one crisis at a time and focus on the issues that drive that particular crisis to the exclusion or partial indifference of other key factors and ...

  5. Sanctions Won't Hurt Iran’s UAV Program

    Private Viewpoints August 5, 2021 U.S. officials recently announced that they are considering sanctions against a supply chain that enables Iran’s unmanned aerial systems, or UAS, program. But sanctions are unlikely to be effective, and in fact, are almos ...

  6. How Iran's Deadly Tanker Attack Is Linked to the Nuclear Deal

    Private Viewpoints August 11, 2021 How should the United States respond to Iran’s July 31 drone attack on the Mercer Street, a Japanese-owned, Liberian-flagged, Israeli-managed oil products tanker in international waters off the coast of Oman, killing the ...

  7. Is Ethiopia Flying Iranian-Made Armed Drones?

    Private Viewpoints August 17, 2021 Since the outbreak of the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region, there have been reports on the possible use of drones by the ENDF, or the Ethiopian National Defence Force. Opponents of the government claimed that the Eth ...

  8. Iran's Bet on Autonomous Weapons

    Private Viewpoints August 30, 2021 Attempting to pass off a child’s astronaut costume as an innovation of Iran’s space agency was bizarre but familiar. Shared online by Minister of Information and Communications Technology Azari Jahromi in February 2020,  ...

  9. Iran Is Developing Preemptive-Strike Capabilities with Drones and Cruise Missiles

    Private Viewpoints May 31, 2022 Iran is continuing to develop and expand its capabilities to deploy and produce drones. At the same time, it is producing air-launched precision weapons, launch platforms, and intelligence-gathering systems carried by drone ...

  10. Insecurity Prompts Iran’s Deceptive Show of Force

    Private Viewpoints June 8, 2022 Tehran is using drone technology to restore a deterrent posture tarnished by recent targeted killings, attacks on military and nuclear sites, and popular domestic uprisings. Iran claims to have the most powerful and diverse ...

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