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  • 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 »
  • Chatham Journal: Clean Jordan Lake gathered 10,000th trash bag during spring cleanup

    Chatham Journal: Clean Jordan Lake gathered 10,000th trash bag during spring cleanup

    Fran DiGiano, president of Clean Jordan Lake, reports that the Annual Spring Cleanup at Jordan Lake on March 28 was a tremendous success. The diversity of volunteers was inspirational. We had students from Carrboro High School, Carolina Central Community College, UNC Chapel Hill, North Carolina State and staff from the… Read More »
  • Al Jazeera America: Senate Vote Paves Way for Congressional Oversight of Iran Deal

    Al Jazeera America: Senate Vote Paves Way for Congressional Oversight of Iran Deal

    “This bill undercuts U.S. negotiating leverage by casting as an open question whether the U.S. can honor it commitments,” Jamal Abdi, of the National Iranian American Council, said in statement. “The uncertainty the bill creates regarding U.S. ability to provide sanctions relief, combined with the backlash that it could generate… Read More »