Newsweek: The Hostage Crisis is Damaging U.S.-Iran Relations Today. Yet Too Few Understand It.
NIAC Hosted Congressional Panel on Sanctions with Iran Experts
NIAC hosted a panel on sanctions with Iran experts that featured Sina Toossi, NIAC’s senior research analyst, Tara Sepehri Far, a researcher on Iran at the Human Rights Watch, and Dina Esfandiary, a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard Belfer Center who focuses on Iran foreign policy.
Launched Anti-War Efforts Nationwide
Responsible Statecraft: Trump and his Team are Lying Their Way to War With Iran
Triggered DHS Investigation into Border Detentions
CNN: Changing the Anti-War Conversation
NIAC President Jamal Abdi speaks about how rising fears of war, increasing sanctions, and repression inside Iran are affecting Iranian Americans in response to Donald Trump’s threats to bomb Iranian cultural sites.
Al Jazeera: Prospects for Diplomacy
NIAC Senior Research Fellow Dr. Assal Rad joins Al Jazeera to breakdown the latest escalation between the U.S. and Iran and the prospects for diplomacy.
VICE: What It’s Like When Your Two Home Countries are on the Brink of War
Noam Chomsky in Conversation with NIAC
NIAC’s Assal Rad sat down with Professor Noam Chomsky to discuss U.S. foreign policy, endless wars, and the Middle East in order to paint a clearer picture of U.S.-Iran relations, the conversation also looked at a possible path forward.
Inkstick: The Iranian-American Community is Under Attack
Launched 2020 Presidential Tracker
Advocated Humanitarian Relief for Iran
2020 Endorsements Announced
BBC: U.S. Sanctions & Iran’s Public Health Battle
NIAC Policy Director Ryan Costello discusses how U.S. sanctions and the Iranian government’s own ineptitude is contributing to the devastation of Iran’s public health sector amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
Urged Iran Sanctions Relief
Urged IMF to Offer Iran Coronavirus Assistance
Foreign Affairs: Iran’s Hard-Liners Are Sitting Pretty
Supported Immigrant Healthcare
Advocated for immigrant healthcare by joining over 550 advocacy organizations across the country in sending a letter to Congress, urging legislation to include healthcare and economic support for immigrant families during the Coronavirus pandemic.