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Policy Memo: Barriers to Lifting US Sanctions in a Final Deal with Iran

NIAC details the existing authorizations for the President to waive and terminate sanctions and discusses the problems these limited authorities may pose for a final deal.

NIAC's New York Gala and Fundraiser

Join us on Saturday, April 19 for an evening with Congressman Earl Blumenauer, President of Ploughshares Fund Joe Cirincione, and award-winning author Stephen Kinzer.

Report: How to Secure a Final Nuclear Deal with Iran

The West can weaken the hardline Iranian narrative of confrontation and resistance and facilitate a comprehensive nuclear deal by collaborating with Iran on scientific projects that carry no proliferation risk, according to a report from NIAC.

A Year in Review, and Goals for 2014

Looking back, it is clear that 2013 has been a year of major achievements. At NIAC, we are particularly proud of the goals we have reached for the Iranian-American community and for the cause of peace.

Watch NIAC's Trita Parsi on the Colbert Report: Iran Nuke Negotiations

The National Iranian American Council's Trita Parsi argues that sanctions aren't working, and that negotiating with Iran is good for American security.

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NPR: Interview with Reza Marashi

"One of the great tragedies of US-Iran relations over the last 34 years has been the lack of communication, and when you're not communicating it fuels misperceptions and miscalculations," says Reza Marashi, beginning at 43:25.

France24: Interview with Reza Marashi

"There's a lot of tough choices both sides need to make. But right now we're in uncharted waters - and that's a good thing - because the more we're talking the less we're fighting" says Reza Marashi.

NIAC Condemns Deadly Shootings at Jewish Center

NIAC sends its deepest condolences to the families of the victims of last night's shootings outside of Jewish community centers in Kansas City.

Sanctions Relief Could be Biggest Obstacle to Iran Deal

While by all accounts nuclear negotiations with Iran are making serious progress, several reports over the past week have indicated that Iran is encountering problems receiving sanctions relief under the JPOA.

You're Invited: DC Happy Hour

NIAC invites you to the DC Happy Hour on Thursday, April 17 from 6 to 9 PM.

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