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Dealing with a De-Certified Iran Deal

National Security / Research October 12, 2017

Just refusing to certify the JCPOA accomplishes little by itself. It does not mean that the United States is pulling out of JCPOA,

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President’s Decision on Recertification Alone Doesn’t Change Iran Deal

Blaise Misztal / Blog October 6, 2017

By itself, the president’s decision to not certify the Iran nuclear deal will change nothing.

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Recent Iran Moves Feed Polarized Views

National Security / Press Release January 19, 2016

Recent moves by Iran offer something for supporters and detractors of the nuclear deal which started being implemented this past weekend.

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IAEA Report Reveals Iran Obeys Letter of Deal, Not Spirit

Blaise Misztal / Blog December 4, 2015

Leaders in Tehran seem to believe that the appearance of compliance with the nuclear deal is much more important than actually complying.

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Iran Deal and Possible Military Dimensions

Jessica Michek / Blog August 25, 2015

The IAEA’s attempts to gain a full understanding of the possible military dimensions of Iran’s nuclear program have been stonewalled by Tehran for a decade.

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Funding Inspections Under the Iran Deal

Jessica Michek / Blog August 17, 2015

The IAEA will likely require a significant increase in funding if it is to carry out the enhanced monitoring regime called for in the Iran deal.

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Can Iran Gain Nuclear Weapons Capability While Complying with the Deal?

Blaise Misztal / Blog August 3, 2015

Starting in year 13, Iran will be able to breakout (produce enough fissile material for a nuclear weapon) in about 10 weeks, down from one year.

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How Does the Iran Deal Measure Up? Final Text Versus Framework‎ Agreement

Blaise Misztal, Jessica Michek / Research July 17, 2015

BPC analysis comparing the April framework agreement between Iran and the P5+1 to the text of the final deal reveals several worrying discrepancies.

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Sanctions Relief in the Iran Deal: Not Solely Nuclear

Jessica Michek / Blog July 17, 2015

Given the complexity of the sanctions regime, distinguishing between those measures which are and are not “nuclear-related” will pose a significant challenge.

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Iran Deal Limits Inspectors’ Access to Suspicious Sites

Blaise Misztal / Blog July 17, 2015

One critical provision of the final deal puts unexpected limitations on inspectors’ access to certain facilities.

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