Search results

Search results

  1. The FATF Continues to Suspend Countermeasures on Iran but Sets June Deadline for Financial Reforms

    February 27, 2019 Policy Briefs At its plenary meeting in Paris last week, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) renewed its call for enhanced due diligence when dealing with Iran, but continued to suspend more severe restrictions, or "countermeasur ...

  2. U.S. Maximum Pressure Meets Iranian Nuclear Brinksmanship

    May 10, 2019 Policy Briefs Nuclear The latest chapter in the Trump administration's maximum pressure campaign against Iran was announced on May 8, on the one-year anniversary of the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear agreement, or Joint Comprehensive P ...

  3. Iranian Nuclear Procurement Faces U.S. Maximum Pressure

    U.N. Security Council resolution 2231 established a procurement channel for nuclear-related transfers to Iran. Despite its withdrawal from the JCPOA, the U.S. continues to highlight Iranian violations and to influence nuclear-related trade with Iran, compl ...

  4. The U.S. Responds to Ballistic Missile Strike with Wide-Reaching Sanctions on Iran’s Heavy Industries

    On January 10, 2020, the U.S. announced a new executive order and other measures to restrict foreign trade with Iran’s metals, mining, manufacturing, construction, and textiles sectors. These actions, which included designations of foreign firms, put pres ...

  5. The Academic Pipeline to Iran’s Nuclear Program

    On May 27, the United States sanctioned two of Iran’s senior nuclear officials for their role in the country’s current uranium enrichment program. This move follows a similar one in March, when the United States sanctioned several Iranian scientists conne ...

  6. Preserving an Arms Embargo on Iran

    September 30, 2020 Policy Briefs Military Last week, the United States announced a range of new sanctions on Iran’s military-industrial complex, including severe financial penalties against anyone helping Iran import or export conventional weapons. The mo ...

  7. Stuck in the Past: The U.N.’s 2231 List

    January 31, 2022 Policy Briefs Almost seven years ago, the United Nations Security Council adopted resolution 2231, which endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the international accord subjecting Iran to restrictions on its nuclear prog ...

Pages