Become a part of the organization that has given the Iranian-American community a powerful voice in Washington, DC.

Saeed Toossi

Saeed Toossi

Learn more about NIAC members. Featured Profile »

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.

Read More Features

Roll Call: Lessons Learned From Successful Iran Diplomacy

Despite warnings that the first-step nuclear deal with Iran is a "historic mistake," it is safe to say that the sky is not falling. In fact, at the halfway mark of the implementation of the Joint Plan of Action, it is clear that Iran is upholding its commitments -- and is actually ahead of schedule in eliminating its stockpile of 20 percent enriched uranium.

Why We Must Give Iran Nuclear Deal A Chance

The United States could be on the verge of securing a historic agreement over Iran's nuclear program, one that verifiably limits it and opens the door to further cooperation between the two countries. Yet with a diplomatic victory on the horizon, the rhetoric of those who have long opposed any diplomatic resolution is reaching dizzying heights of disingenuousness.

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.

Read More News & Opinion