Even with limited sanctions relief, Iran faces structural constraints that the nuclear deal will not change.
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Maximum pressure, meet minimum patience.
The latest move in the Trump administration's pressure campaign is more bark than bite.
The U.S. Names the Iranian Revolutionary Guard a Terrorist Organization and Sanctions the International Criminal Court
These measures reflect broader trends of growing U.S. reliance on targeted sanctions—including going after named individuals—as means for addressing broader foreign and security challenges.
The emergence of a financial intermediary vehicle that exists beyond the U.S. financial system has potentially adverse implications for U.S. sanctions policy.
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.
The New York Times reports that the Trump administration has accelerated a secret American program to sabotage Iran’s missiles and rockets by inserting faulty parts and materials into Iran’s aerospace supply chains.
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 prospect of meaningful change in Iran forever lies somewhere between unthinkable and inevitable.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Iran's space-launch vehicles violate a U.N. Security Council Resolution. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says they don't. Who's right?