Publications

  • Policy Memo: Iranian Human Rights Defenders: Nuclear Deal is Good for Human Rights in Iran

    The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed to by UN powers and Iran is focused exclusively on trading constraints and verification over Iran’s nuclear program for the easing of nuclear-related sanctions. However, many Iranian human rights advocates and informed observers believe that the successfully negotiated nuclear accord can be an… Read More »
  • House Opponents of Iran Deal Offer Outlandish Alternatives

    House Opponents of Iran Deal Offer Outlandish Alternatives

    Washington, DC – Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL) wanted to know if the U.S. would consider using nukes against Iran. Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) suggested U.S. negotiators should have consulted on the talks with the Marxist-Islamist organization MEK, a U.S.-designated foreign terrorist […] Read More »
  • Joint Statement of Iranian-American Organizations on the U.S.-Iran Nuclear Deal

    Joint Statement of Iranian-American Organizations on the U.S.-Iran Nuclear Deal

    Bay Area Iranian-American Democrats * International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran * Iranian Alliances Across Borders * Iranian American Bar Association *Iranian-American Democrats of San Diego * National Iranian American Council * Network of Iranian-American Professionals of Orange County* […] Read More »
  • Will Iranian Americans Get Sanctions Relief?

    Will Iranian Americans Get Sanctions Relief?

    Despite the nuclear deal between the U.S. and Iran, the U.S. trade embargo with Iran will not be among the sanctions to be lifted. This means that Iranian Americans will continue to be prohibited from engaging in most trade-related transactions with Iran or Iranian parties. Read More »

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  • Politico: Growing Signs Schumer Will Oppose Iran Deal

    Politico: Growing Signs Schumer Will Oppose Iran Deal

    "Indeed, Schumer is feeling heat to support the deal, too. The National Iranian American Council bought a full-page New York Times ad in support of the deal in July and is delivering petitions to his local offices and hoping to blunt efforts of opponents at town halls this month. J… Read More »
  • Haaretz: Israel Must Accept a U.S. Iran Entente

    Haaretz: Israel Must Accept a U.S. Iran Entente

    "The Netanyahu government’s upcoming fight in the U.S. Congress reveals an inconvenient truth: Twenty-five years of Israeli policy have failed because Iran’s status as a de facto nuclear state has been recognized by the international community, and U.S.-Iran relations are gradually improving without the approval that Israel thought it had… Read More »
  • CNN: Reza Marashi talks to Frederik Pleitgen

    CNN: Reza Marashi talks to Frederik Pleitgen

    "When you compare the domestic politics in Tehran and in Washington, it's actually more contentious in Washington right now. The reason why I say that is because the Parliament in Iran has ceded its authority to accept or reject the deal to Iran's National Security Council. The majority of Iran's… Read More »
  • The Market Mogul: Iran’s Nuclear Energy

    The Market Mogul: Iran’s Nuclear Energy

    Some U.S media outlets have expressed the opinion that the deal is too compliant on Iran and that Iran have been given too many benefits as part of the deal. Some Iranians however seem to be upbeat about the deal suggesting that the deal could bring many economic benefits and… Read More »