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May 6, 2022

As we witness labor movements in the U.S. and around the world calling for fair wages and better working conditions, Iran is no exception. In Iran, the combination of mismanagement, corruption, and punishing U.S. sanctions have devastated middle-class and working-class Iranians who struggle to make a living in a battered economy. Adding insult to injury, […]

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April 19, 2021

Our own President, Jamal Abdi, gives his own perspective about new developments to the Iran nuclear deal and explains what it means for the Iranian-American community.

April 18, 2022

Learn more about our Academies, an initiative to build political power among young Iranian Americans.

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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 5, 2022

Ryan Costello, Policy Director with National Iranian American Council Action, issued the following statement on the Senate’s non-binding vote for Sen. Lankford’s motion to instruct undermining the Biden administration’s nuclear negotiations with Iran: This was a non-binding vote, but it should be a wake-up call for the Biden administration that the deal won’t save itself. […]

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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 6, 2022

The U.S. says it is prepared for either scenario of the JCPOA negotiations succeeding or collapsing. Meanwhile, the EU’s coordinator for the talks seeks to go to Tehran to bridge the remaining talks. Meanwhile, a Swedish citizen Iran faces execution as the trial of a former Iranian official ended in Sweden. Teachers also rallied across Iran once again to demand higher wages.

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May 6, 2022

As we witness labor movements in the U.S. and around the world calling for fair wages and better working conditions, Iran is no exception. In Iran, the combination of mismanagement, corruption, and punishing U.S. sanctions have devastated middle-class and working-class Iranians who struggle to make a living in a battered economy. Adding insult to injury, […]

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