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September 27, 2022

Since Friday, widespread protests in Iran following the killing of innocent Iranian-Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini—who was arrested and beaten on September 13th by the so-called morality police for violating the country’s strict dress codes—have occurred in 40 cities, including the nation’s capital Tehran.  In response to the nationwide protests, Iranian government officials have sought to […]

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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 […]

September 16, 2022

In the first half of 2022, the Biden administration accelerated its processing of Iranian visas, though still fell far short of processing rates that preceded Donald Trump’s Muslim ban and the COVID-19 pandemic. While the data demonstrates an improvement from 2021 in several categories, including visitor visas, visa processing for Iranians has yet to come […]

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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. 

September 23, 2022

We welcome and applaud the administration’s moves to broaden sanctions licensing to support internet freedom in Iran. This will mean that tech firms that had cut Iranians off from their services – like Google and Amazon – can once again provide services to Iranians.

August 5, 2022

Washington, DC – 29 organizations called on the Senate today to pass a key amendment, introduced by Representative Chuy Garcia’s (IL-04) and passed by the House, to investigate the effectiveness and humanitarian impact of U.S. sanctions. The amendment has passed the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act for three consecutive years. U.S. foreign […]

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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. 

September 1, 2022

Iran responded to the U.S. views on a draft JCPOA text. Rhetoric from U.S. and Iranian officials indicates a deal is close but that differences remain. Meanwhile, a water shortage has spurred protests in Hamedan and Narges Mohammadi faces new charges.

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September 27, 2022

Since Friday, widespread protests in Iran following the killing of innocent Iranian-Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini—who was arrested and beaten on September 13th by the so-called morality police for violating the country’s strict dress codes—have occurred in 40 cities, including the nation’s capital Tehran.  In response to the nationwide protests, Iranian government officials have sought to […]

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