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- Iran Hawk Accuses Lawmaker of Supporting Iranian Repression During Hearing June 8, 2018
On June 6, 2018, the Subcommittee of National Security of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform met to discuss the U.S. withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Rep. Welch put hawkish witnesses on the defensive regarding U.S. options after the collapse of the JCPOA, noting the ...
- Pompeo Pressed on Iran before Senate Committee May 25, 2018
“The Saudis and their allies, the Gulf Sheikdoms, spend eight times more (militarily) than Iran,” noted Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) in a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing Thursday.
- Kicking the Hornet’s Nest: Consequences of Trump’s May 12 Iran Deal Decision April 30, 2018
President Trump has threatened to put the U.S. into material breach of the Iran nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), by failing to renew nuclear sanctions waivers by the May 12 deadline.
- NIAC Pushes for Broader Sanctions Exemptions for Humanitarian Relief April 27, 2018
On March 22, the Department of Treasury solicited feedback on the effectiveness of its current licensing procedures for humanitarian aid to Iran and Sudan. Given the importance of this issue to both the people of Iran and the Iranian-American community, NIAC submitted comments recommending opportunities for improvements, including by encouraging ...