The Nonproliferation Impact of Iran Nuclear Deal Implementation Day

by Kelsey Davenport On January 16, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced that Tehran completed its nuclear-related commitments under the July 2015 nuclear agreement and sanctions were lifted accordingly. Zaif and Mogherini said… Continue Reading  

How Should Washington Respond to Iran’s Ballistic Missile Tests?

by Kelsey Davenport, Greg Thielmann, and Daryl G. Kimball Iran’s recent ballistic missile tests, while extremely unhelpful, should not come as a surprise. And although the missile tests violate UN Security Council Resolution 1929, they are not a violation of the… Continue Reading  

Cardin’s Bill Softer But Still Toxic

by Jim Lobe Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) appears to have watered down his “Iran Policy Oversight Act of 2015” in the hopes of wooing more Democrats to support it. But the latest draft, while not as toxic as the first,… Continue Reading  

Resolving the Remaining Issues in Iran Talks

by Adnan Tabatabai Iran and the P5+1 (the five permanent member states of the UN Security Council and Germany) left the negotiating table in Lausanne last week without agreeing to a path toward a Comprehensive Joint Plan of Action (CJPOA). They… Continue Reading  

How Congress Can Aid Nuclear Talks With Iran

by Kelsey Davenport In two months Iran could produce enough highly enriched uranium for a nuclear bomb, according to Secretary of State John Kerry’s testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on April 8. In isolation, this number sounds alarming, but… Continue Reading