Sanctions Snapback: Trump Reverses Iranian Sanctions Relief November 1, 2018 NIAC President Trump’s snapback of nuclear-related sanctions on Iran previously waived under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, will be finalized at midnight on Monday, November 5. While a portion of the sanctions previously waived under the JCPOA came back into force on August 7, the ...
From the Hill: NIAC Asks if the U.S. and Iran are on a Collision Course October 18, 2018 NIAC Staff The Trump administration’s sanctions on Iran risk “impoverishing the Iranian middle class, crushing the Iranian civil society and eliminating prospects for peaceful democratic change,” warned Sina Toossi. “It is really creating a destructive situation internally.”
US-Led Regime Change is not the Path October 11, 2018 Sina Toossi By abandoning President Obama’s engagement track, which alleviated the proliferation risk of Iran’s nuclear program and initiated Iran’s reintegration into the global economy, Trump is closing all diplomatic doors and pursuing a conflict that will devastate one group above all: the Iranian people.
ICJ Orders US to Provide Licenses for Food, Medicine, and Civil Aviation in Iran October 3, 2018 NIAC Washington, DC – NIAC President Jamal Abdi issued the following statement after the International Court of Justice ruled that the U.S. must provide licenses for transactions related to medicine, food, civil aviation, and other humanitarian grounds:
“Today’s ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) reflects the consensus of the international ...
Iran Gears Up for the UN General Assembly September 21, 2018 Sina Toossi After weeks of uncertainty and debate about whether President Hassan Rouhani would attend the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), it was confirmed this week that he will travel to New York on Sunday for the annual gathering alongside Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.
Trump’s Iran Endgame Undermines Major US Security Interests September 17, 2018 Sina Toossi President Donald Trump’s approach is slated to impoverish the Iranian population, cripple Iranian civil society, and eliminate prospects for peaceful democratic change. Indeed, state collapse and domestic turmoil loom larger on the horizon.