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A review of the “maximum pressure” campaign raises the question: How far is the administration willing to go to make Iran change its behavior?
The United States has long promised to ensure trade in humanitarian goods for countries under its economic sanctions. Yet the Trump administration's maximum pressure campaign against Iran is rendering these legal exemptions unworkable in practice.
The INSTEX system is intended to allow companies based in the European Union to continue to engage in business with Iran without running afoul of sanctions imposed by the U.S.
Certain Iranian Assets: The International Court of Justice Splits the Difference Between the United States and Iran
On Feb. 13, the court handed down its decision on the U.S. preliminary objections in Certain Iranian Assets (Iran v. United States).
The Trump administration ramped up pressure on Iran this week, but what does it want?
The unanimous order from the International Court of Justice indicates limited provisional measures that fall short of the full relief sought by Iran.
On Wednesday, Oct. 3, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued an order establishing certain provisional measures in relation to Iran's claim that the U.S. reimposition of sanctions following President Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal violated international law. Specifically, the ICJ ordered that sanctions on Iran's importation of humanitarian goods and goods and services necessary for the safety of civil aviation be lifted until it reaches a final decision on the merits.
A DMZ Deal for Idlib, U.S. Tones Down Plans for Confrontation with Iran at the United Nations, Saudi-Emirati Offensive in Yemen Resumes
Russia and Turkey reach an agreement to avert a crisis in Syria, the Trump administration reconsiders plans for a Trump-chaired UN Security Council session, and the offensive to retake Hodeidah is back on.
Treaties and Irrelevance: Understanding Iran’s Suit Against the U.S. for Reimposing Nuclear Sanctions
How international law and precedent relate to the case Tehran brought to the International Court of Justice this month.