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Legislative Resources:

  • Memo: Iran’s Ballistic Missile Testing March 10, 2017
    Ryan CostelloRyan Costello
    niac logoOn January 29, Iran is reported to have test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile, prompting sharp condemnations from the Trump administration and a new round of of sanctions designations. Many in Congress have pushed for further escalatory measures against Iran in reaction to its testing, though this would represent a dangerous ...
  • Memo: Key Legislative Principles to Uphold the U.S.’s JCPOA Commitments February 28, 2017
    Tyler CullisTyler Cullis
    Screen Shot 2017-02-28 at 1.09.13 PMThe Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) imposes long-term restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program in return for the United States’ lifting of all nuclear-related sanctions targeting Iran, as well as taking steps to ensure Iran’s access in areas of trade, technology, finance, and energy. Some have nevertheless adopted the false belief ...
  • Trump’s Reckless New Iran Provocation: Designating the IRGC February 8, 2017
    NIAC StaffNIAC Staff
    FILE PHOTO: Members of the Iranian revolutionary guard march during a parade to commemorate the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-88), in Tehran, Iran, September 22, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer/File PhotoAccording to the New York Times and Reuters, the Trump administration is prepared to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) as soon as next week. This is an extremely provocative move by an administration that increasingly looks eager to start a war with Iran. ...
  • NIAC Calls for Grace Period on Inhumane Trump Ban January 28, 2017
    NIAC Press Release
    jpegIf the Trump administration has any shred of humanity and decency, it will institute a grace period without delay in order to enable all lawful permanent residents, dual nationals and visa holders from Iran and the other targeted countries to return to the United States to reunite with their families ...