Publications

  • DC Fundraiser a Success!

    THANK YOU to all who helped make NIAC’s May 19th DC fundraiser a huge success, for the sake of peace and diplomacy with Iran! Thanks to our generous DMV area supporters, we beat our $60K fundraising goal — and enjoyed a wonderful evening of inspiring words and delicious food! Read More »
  • Much More Is Needed From Iran Hawks to Oppose a Nuclear Deal

    Senate hawks like Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) do not like diplomacy with Iran. Graham has repeatedly threatened war with Iran, whereas Kirk prefers to starve the Iranian people. Yet, given that most Americans do not want another military adventure in the […] Read More »
  • NIAC Statement on Passage of Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act

    NIAC Statement on Passage of Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act

    “With the final passage of this bill, the onus is now on every member of Congress to evaluate a final nuclear deal its merits, compare it against the alternatives, and decide between war and peace with Iran." Read More »
  • Obama is on a Quest to Rebalance American Power in the Middle East

    Obama is on a Quest to Rebalance American Power in the Middle East

    As President Obama hosts leaders from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, and the UAE on May 13 and 14, he will surely hear a push from them for a White House plan to contain Iran. However, recent candid remarks […] Read More »

niac in the news

  • CCTV: Trita Parsi on Iran’s role in Iraq

    CCTV: Trita Parsi on Iran’s role in Iraq

    CCTV discussed Iran's role in Iraq and its alleged role in Yemen with Trita Parsi, president of the National Iranian-American Council. Read More »
  • LobeLog: 150 House Democrats Bolster Obama’s Position on Iran Deal

    LobeLog: 150 House Democrats Bolster Obama’s Position on Iran Deal

    According to Jamal Abdi, the policy director at the National Iranian American Council, “If the President is forced to use his veto to protect an agreement this summer, there are now sufficient lawmakers on the record in support of the envisioned deal to potentially uphold that veto.” Read More »
  • The Hill: Will Iran’s Naval Moves Sink Nuclear Deal?

    The Hill: Will Iran’s Naval Moves Sink Nuclear Deal?

    Reza Marashi, research director of the National Iranian American Council, which supports the talks, said Iran may have boarded the ship because of suspicions it was from rival Saudi Arabia and heading to the United Arab Emirates. “If that’s true, it could be part of an escalation in the conflict… Read More »
  • The Daily Star: Obama Could Ease Sanctions Without Congress

    The Daily Star: Obama Could Ease Sanctions Without Congress

    But there’s more to the story, says Tyler Cullis, legal fellow at the National Iranian American Council, which favors an agreement: “Some have expressed doubt whether the president can provide Iran significant sanctions relief solely on the basis of his own authority. Such doubt should be put to rest.” He… Read More »