War & Diplomacy

  • After the Deal Ends: The Regional Implications of Trump Killing the Iran Deal April 17, 2018
    NIAC StaffNIAC Staff
    Join us on Monday, May 14, 2018 from Noon to 1:30 PM in Rayburn House Office Building Room 2226 for one of the first discussions on President Trump’s decision. Both the US and Israel have conducted strikes in Syria within the last month. Will we see greater conflict between the ...
  • FDD Scholar: War with Iran ‘Is On’ April 10, 2018
    Mai Tawfik
    “The war is on”, declared Michael Ledeen, a “Freedom Scholar” with the anti-Iran deal Foundation for Defense of Democracies, at an event to discuss Iran policy following President Trump’s appointment of John Bolton and nomination of Mike Pompeo. “We’re in the war now. So all these people who keep on ...
  • NIAC Concerned over Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s Push for War March 19, 2018
    NIAC Statement
    “The Saudi Crown Prince’s Mohammed bin Salman’s official state visit to Washington DC tomorrow has one purpose above all and that is to fulfill what former Secretary of Defense Bob Gates warned about in 2010: The Saudis “want to fight the Iranians to the last American.” But while the Saudi effort to ...
  • Apple’s Shut Down for Iranians is Disturbing Trend U.S. Government Must Reverse March 16, 2018
    NIAC Statement
    We urge that the Administration take steps to ensure that its policies are not undermining legitimate interests like human rights and freedom of speech for Iranians. 
  • Don’t Let Trump Turn Iran into North Korea March 6, 2018
    Ryan CostelloRyan Costello
    Unless the administration changes course and halts its diplomatic sabotage, the JCPOA risks the same fate as another landmark nonproliferation agreement, the Agreed Framework with North Korea.
  • Think Again: Iran’s Missile Program February 16, 2018
    Ryan CostelloRyan Costello
    Instead of replacing nuclear escalation with missile escalation, the Trump administration and Congress should protect the gains of the nuclear accord and seek to build on them through serious diplomatic engagement. Failure to do so will risk the unraveling of the nuclear accord and the U.S. once again facing the ...
  • NIAC Calls for Investigation into Death of Canadian-Iranian Academic February 12, 2018
    NIAC StaffNIAC Staff
    The death of Iranian-Canadian Kavous Seyed-Emami while in custody at Evin Prison on vague charges of espionage is deeply concerning. NIAC calls on Iranian authorities to allow an independent autopsy and uninhibited investigation into the circumstances that led to Seyed-Emami’s death in order to determine whether his human rights were ...
  • Poll of Iranians Punctuates Points Made in Protests February 8, 2018
    Anya Raadam
    The latest national poll of Iranians by the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland underscores growing Iranian discontent with the economy, Tehran’s mismanagement and corruption, disillusionment with the JCPOA and the effectiveness of international diplomacy, and increasing disapproval of the policies of the Trump White House.