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  • Will Europe and America Diverge on Iran? April 20, 2017Deal-SliderAfter three months in office, Donald Trump’s Iran policy is slowly taking shape and no U.S. ally is paying more attention than Europe. Since Inauguration Day, I have spent a total of one month across the pond meeting with political and military officials, corporate executives, and civil society. Assessments of ...
  • The Coming Crisis With Iran April 20, 2017tillerson-white-housePresident Trump has flip-flopped many times during his first months in office. But none may be as consequential as his decision on April 18 to certify that Iran is abiding by the nuclear deal of 2015, paving the way for further waiving of sanctions. In just a few months, Mr. ...
  • NIAC Finds Secretary Tillerson’s Statements on Iran and the JCPOA Deeply Troubling April 19, 2017niac logoWashington, DC – The National Iranian American Council issued the following statement following the Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s statements on the review of U.S. policy towards Iran and the JCPOA: “Today Secretary Tillerson and the Trump administration placed the security of the American people and the world at grave risk.
  • Court Hears Live Testimony Ahead of Friday Hearing on Muslim Ban April 19, 2017unnamedWashington, DC – DC District Court Judge Tanya S. Chutkan heard live testimonials on Tuesday from members of the Iranian-American community in the joint lawsuit, Pars Equality Center, et al., v. Donald J. Trump, et al., brought on behalf of four Iranian-American organizations challenging the Administration’s Muslim Ban.
  • Has Donald Trump Learned To Love The Iran Deal? April 19, 2017trump-huffpoAll this Republican party fighting over the Iran nuclear deal, it’s almost enough to forget that it’s America’s greatest foreign policy achievement in years. At least that’s what the Trump administration has seemingly acknowledged. In a statement released late Tuesday evening, they certified that Tehran continues to comply with its ...


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  • NPR: White House Shouldn’t Try To Reverse Iran Nuclear Deal April 20, 2017nprlogoTrita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council, speaks with Steve Inskeep from NPR, “it would be quite foolish to risk a deal that even the Trump administration is admitting is working.”
  • Iranian-American Groups Testify in Washington Seeking New Ban on Trump Travel Order April 19, 2017washington_post_squareLawyers for the four suing groups — Pars Equality Center, the Iranian American Bar Association, National Iranian American Council, and Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans — said the success of the Iranian-American community is a national security asset, not a threat, as the U.S. seeks a more moderate Iran.
  • Al-Monitor: Nuclear Deal Critics Silent as Trump Says Iran Complying April 19, 2017Al_Monitor_Logo_684949998-450x300“We welcome President Trump’s recognition that the Iran nuclear deal is working and Iran is upholding its commitments,” the National Iranian American Council said in a statement. “With this certification, President Trump must now uphold the United States’ obligations and renew the sanctions waivers.”
  • Iranian-American Groups Testify in Washington Seeking New Ban on Trump Travel Order April 18, 2017Standard-Examiner-Logo-1“Lawyers for the four suing groups – Pars Equality Center, the Iranian American Bar Association, National Iranian American Council, and Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans – said the success of the Iranian-American community is a national security asset, not a threat, as the U.S. seeks a more moderate Iran.”
  • Washington Times: Iranian-American Groups Testify to Detriment of Trump’s Order of Travel, Refugees April 18, 2017washington times“Leaders of Iranian-American organizations testified in federal court Tuesday about the negative effects that President Trump’s executive order on travel and refugees has had on their community, even as enforcement of the order has been barred…The four groups suing the Trump administration over the order are the Pars Equality Center, ...


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