War & Diplomacy

  • FAQ on Iranian Earthquake Relief November 13, 2017
    NIAC StaffNIAC Staff
    As Iranian Americans, our hearts go out to all of those who were impacted by yesterday’s tragic earthquake that struck near the Iran-Iraq border. Initial reporting indicates that it is the deadliest earthquake of 2017, with hundreds dead and thousands injured, and many more who have lost everything. Like with prior earthquakes ...
  • NIAC Deplores Trump’s Push to Violate Iran Nuclear Deal October 13, 2017
    NIAC Statement
    “Congress must step in and make it clear that it will restrain this President and that the U.S. is fully committed to upholding its word on the Iran deal” said Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council.
  • Orgs Urge U.S. Government to Allow Apple and Google to Host Iranian Apps October 11, 2017
    NIAC Statement
    Washington, DC – NIAC and a group of Iranian American and human rights organizations are urging the U.S. government to lift restrictions that have recently prevented Iranians from hosting apps on the Apple and Google app stores. In a letter sent today to the State and Treasury Department, the organizations officially ...
  • Senators Hesitant to Undermine Iran Nuclear Deal Amid North Korea Crisis October 2, 2017
    Erin Warner
    With the Iran nuclear deal certification deadline approaching, several Senators have raised concern that decertification would have a negative impact on the ongoing and immediate nuclear crisis with North Korea.
  • European Ambassadors Defend Iran Nuclear Deal September 29, 2017
    Ciera DehmandSeena Soltanzad
    “This agreement is a success, “ asserted European Union Ambassador to the U.S. David O’Sullivan in defense of the Iran nuclear deal on Monday. “ needs to be maintained, nurtured, needs to be strictly scrutinized to make sure that everyone, and that includes all the people who signed up to ...
  • Trump Is Conflating Pyongyang With Tehran. The Results Could Be Catastrophic. September 22, 2017
    Trita ParsiTrita Parsi
    President Donald Trump took a page out of the George W Bush playbook at his UN address on Tuesday. To justify confrontation with Iran, conflate it with Pyongyang.
  • 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.