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NIAC Press Releases

  • NIAC Condemns Trump’s ‘Targeted’ Muslim Ban 3.0 September 24, 2017
    NIAC Statement
    The National Iranian American Council released the following statement regarding President Trump’s adjustments to the discriminatory Muslim Ban following 90 days of review:
  • Trump and Netanyahu Risk Repeating Mistakes of Iraq War with Iran September 19, 2017
    NIAC Statement
    It is telling that Netanyahu, who has sought to undermine international diplomacy with Iran at nearly every turn, was one of the only observers impressed by Trump’s inflammatory UN General Assembly speech this morning.
  • Trump’s Outreach to Iranian People Rings Hollow September 19, 2017
    NIAC Statement
    If Trump was determined to demonstrate to the world that he is unhinged and an imminent danger to world peace, he has succeeded with this speech, and will only make it harder for him to win over the world to his self-destructive goals.
  • Trump Still on Course to Kill Iran Nuclear Deal Despite Sanctions Waivers September 14, 2017
    NIAC Statement
    Trita Parsi, President of NIAC, issued the following statement regarding reports that the President will renew sanctions waivers pursuant to U.S. obligations under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):

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NIAC in the News

  • WNYC: Behind The Scenes Of The Iran Nuclear Deal August 10, 2017
    NIAC in the News
    Trita Parsi, founder and president of the National Iranian American Council, looks back at the historic 2015 nuclear agreement between the United States and Iran in his book, Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran, and the Triumph of Diplomacy. He spoke with 75 different key players to understand how the Obama ...
  • LobeLog: Dire Consequences if Trump Pulls out of Iran Deal July 31, 2017
    NIAC in the News
    As Trita Parsi, president of the National Iranian-American Council (NIAC) put it, “The tangible danger of Trump’s malice on the Iran deal—as well as the danger of the advice of the ‘adults in the room’—became further clarified this week as tidbits of the reality TV star’s plans began to leak.”
  • Common Dreams: Warnings of ‘Nuclear Nightmare’ as Trump Escalates Tensions With World Powers July 31, 2017
    NIAC in the News
    Trita Parsi, founder and president of the National Iranian American Council, argued that such a move makes clear Trump’s desire to “sabotage” the agreement. If he is successful in scrapping the deal, Parsi noted, the stage would be set for “a military confrontation.” “Rarely has a sinister plan to destroy ...
  • Democracy Now: Is Trump Trying to Sabotage the Nuclear Deal to Lay Groundwork for War with Iran? July 31, 2017
    NIAC in the News
    Observers say Trump’s actions are laying the groundwork for a disastrous military confrontation with Iran. We speak with Trita Parsi, founder and president of the National Iranian American Council.

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