UANI, Samore Go Their Separate Ways

by Jim Lobe It seems that the stridently anti-deal United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) and its president until today, Gary Samore—who has spoken in favor of the Iranian nuclear deal—have sealed an amicable agreement to divorce, effective immediate. In a… Continue Reading  

Document Reveals Billionaire Backers Behind United Against Nuclear Iran

by Eli Clifton Among the many groups engaged in advocacy over a potential deal between Iran and world powers, United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) stands apart as by far the most mysterious. Late last month, UANI announced it would launch… Continue Reading  

Profiting From Iranophobia?

by Jim Lobe Eli has a new blog post on The Nation’s website today that provides additional details about the curious — one is tempted to say incestuous — relationship between the staff of United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) and the corporate… Continue Reading  

Washington’s Sketchy Pro-Israel/Anti-Iran Camp

by Ali Gharib My colleague Eli Clifton has a new piece up at Salon about the pro-sanctions group United Against a Nuclear Iran (UANI) and its somewhat murky links to a billionaire precious-metals investor named Thomas Kaplan. I suggest everyone check it… Continue Reading  

UANI, Silver Futures, and Confrontation with Iran

Thomas S. Kaplan (Credit: YouTube/The Economist)

by Jim Lobe Along with AIPAC and the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), one of the most active groups that have promoted a policy of confrontation with Iran has been United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), headed by a former Bush administration representative… Continue Reading