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July 11, 2022

The Doha talks have failed to break the stalemate in the nuclear negotiations, but are expected to continue in July. Meanwhile, the latest Iranian civilian infrastructure to be targeted by cyberattacks is steel plants. A French citizen has also been sentenced to eight years in prison on espionage charges.

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May 26, 2022

 “22 million people {in Afghanistan} are deeply food insecure. Most pockets in the country are either one or two steps away from famine. One million Afghan children are at risk for death,” said Arash Azizzada of Afghans for a Better Tomorrow. Azizzada was underscoring the dire humanitarian impacts of U.S. sanctions during NIAC’s expert […]

May 31, 2022

Rights of Iranian Americans Project For far too long, Iranian Americans have been subject to alienation and discriminatory policies here at home in the United States – from persistent negative portrayals of Iranians in American popular culture, to biogted statements about us from our elected officials, to laws that unjustly target Iranian Americans because of […]

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June 25, 2020

“The Trump administration broke the international consensus around Iran that took years to build,” said Suzanne DiMaggio, senior fellow at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. “I think this will go down as an epic strategic blunder during the Trump Era.” DiMaggio was speaking on NIAC’s recent panel examining current and future U.S. policy toward Iran, entitled “A Maximum Pressure Exit Strategy: Can the U.S. Save the Iran Nuclear Deal Before it’s Too Late?” Joining DiMaggio as panelists were Jamal Abdi, President of NIAC, and Joe Cirincione, President of the Ploughshares Fund. Sanam Shantyaei, Senior Journalist at France 24, led the panel as moderator. 

June 29, 2022

Ryan Costello, Policy Director with the National Iranian American Council, issued the following statement after the conclusion of two days of Iran nuclear negotiations in Doha, Qatar: “The Doha talks this week were an important opportunity to inject life into the vital Iran nuclear negotiations. Unfortunately, the Biden administration still seems more interested in winning […]

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June 25, 2020

“The Trump administration broke the international consensus around Iran that took years to build,” said Suzanne DiMaggio, senior fellow at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. “I think this will go down as an epic strategic blunder during the Trump Era.” DiMaggio was speaking on NIAC’s recent panel examining current and future U.S. policy toward Iran, entitled “A Maximum Pressure Exit Strategy: Can the U.S. Save the Iran Nuclear Deal Before it’s Too Late?” Joining DiMaggio as panelists were Jamal Abdi, President of NIAC, and Joe Cirincione, President of the Ploughshares Fund. Sanam Shantyaei, Senior Journalist at France 24, led the panel as moderator. 

May 16, 2022

Washington, DC – The National Iranian American Council sent a letter today to Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Treasury Janet Yellen calling on the Biden administration to support the rights of Iranian protestors with better access to the internet. The letter urges the U.S. Treasury Department to update General License D-1 to […]

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July 11, 2022

The Doha talks have failed to break the stalemate in the nuclear negotiations, but are expected to continue in July. Meanwhile, the latest Iranian civilian infrastructure to be targeted by cyberattacks is steel plants. A French citizen has also been sentenced to eight years in prison on espionage charges.

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