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  1. Iran's Atomic Archive: Lessons Learned for Export Controls and Inspections

    During a pair of roundtables convened by the Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control, experts on nuclear nonproliferation policy analyzed the implications of information contained in Iran's so-called "nuclear archive." ...

  2. Iran Watch Listen: How Iran and North Korea Cooperate to Develop Missiles and Evade Sanctions

    September 22, 2021 Interviews and Podcasts Nuclear Missile In the fourth episode of Iran Watch Listen, we sit down with Neil Watts, who served for five years as the Maritime Expert on the United Nations Panel of Experts on North Korea. We discussed missil ...

  3. Mass Spectrometer Cases Illustrate Diversity of Iranian Procurement Efforts

    October 28, 2021 International Enforcement Actions Nuclear As Iran ramps up uranium enrichment, authorities in multiple countries have uncovered efforts by Iranian agents to procure mass spectrometers from abroad. These dual-use machines, which can precis ...

  4. Explainer: Iran’s Centrifuges

    This article was first published in The Iran Primer. It is based on an Iran Watch report, Beyond the IR-1: Iran’s Advanced Centrifuges and their Lasting Implications. ...

  5. Beyond the IR-1: Iran’s Advanced Centrifuges and their Lasting Implications

    As a result of illicit imports and domestic development since the late 1980s, Iran now possesses thousands of gas centrifuges, which are the mainstay of its nuclear program. These rapidly spinning machines enable Iran to enrich uranium to a level suitable ...

  6. Iran's Nuclear Timetable: The Weapon Potential

    Iran has installed several cascades of more powerful centrifuge models in production lines, where they have steadily increased both the size and enrichment level of Iran's uranium stockpile. This progress increases the risk of secret sites – permitti ...

  7. Iran Nuclear Milestones: 1967-2022

    Since February 2021, Iran has enriched uranium above 60 percent purity, expanded its overall stockpile of enriched uranium, and failed to answer questions from the International Atomic Energy Agency about undeclared nuclear sites despite agreeing to do so ...

  8. Iran’s Centrifuges: Models and Status

    June 24, 2022 Weapon Program Background Report Nuclear Iran possesses thousands of gas centrifuges that are the mainstay of its nuclear program. Gas centrifuges spin uranium hexafluoride gas (UF6) to separate uranium isotopes suitable for nuclear fuel, a ...

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