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Iran

  • Fact Sheets & Briefs
    May 26, 2014

    May 2014

  • Threat Assessment Brief
    May 7, 2014

    The international community has been acutely concerned for many years about Iran's increasing capacity to produce material for nuclear weapons. With sufficient fissile material and a warhead design, Iran could use its existing ballistic missiles to pose a credible nuclear threat throughout the region. Consequently, after repeatedly directing Iran to suspend uranium enrichment, the UN Security Council decided in 2010 that Iran also had to halt all activities related to ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons.

  • Arms Control Today
    May 1, 2014

    A senior Iranian official said Tehran and six world powers are near an agreement on the future of a controversial heavy-water reactor in Iran.

  • Press Room
    April 11, 2014
  • Arms Control Today
    April 1, 2014

    Iran and six world powers held talks on a comprehensive deal on Iran’s nuclear program, with both sides afterward describing the talks as “constructive.”

  • Arms Control Today
    March 4, 2014

    Iran and six world powers agreed on a framework to guide negotiations of a comprehensive deal on Tehran’s nuclear program.

  • Arms Control Today
    March 4, 2014

    Iran agreed to provide the International Atomic Energy Agency with information on its past development of a detonator that can be used for nuclear weapons.

  • Arms Control Today
    March 3, 2014

    Last month, negotiators from the United States, its P5+1 partners (China, France, Germany, Russia, and the United Kingdom), and Iran agreed to a framework for talks on a “comprehensive solution that would ensure Iran’s nuclear programme will be exclusively peaceful.”

  • Issue Briefs
    February 26, 2014

    Last week, negotiators from the United States, its "P5+1" partners (China, France, Germany, Russia, and the United Kingdom), and Iran agreed to a framework and timetable to guide the talks on a "comprehensive solution that would ensure Iran's nuclear programme will be exclusively peaceful."

  • Fact Sheets & Briefs
    January 21, 2014

    January 2014

  • Fact Sheets & Briefs
    January 21, 2014

    January 2014

  • Issue Briefs
    January 13, 2014

    In nuclear negotiations, as in medicine, the first principle is: "Do no harm." Yet a bill authored by Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and co-sponsored by 58 of his colleagues, threatens to pull the plug on the patient just as the Iran nuclear negotiations are entering their most delicate phase.

  • Arms Control Today
    January 9, 2014

    A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation that would impose further sanctions on Iran, an approach opposed by the Obama administration.

  • Arms Control Today
    January 9, 2014

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said an agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program would remove the justification for NATO missile defenses.

  • Arms Control Today
    January 9, 2014

    Iran and a group of six world powers could begin implementing an initial six-month agreement on Tehran’s controversial nuclear program as soon as January 20.