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Following the JCPOA withdrawal, the Trump administration reimposed sanctions on Iran and adopted a policy of “maximum pressure”. The stated goal of maximum pressure was to forge a new deal with Iran that would create a lasting solution to the Iranian nuclear threat by eliminating Iran’s ballistic missile program, end its support of global terrorist organizations, and block its menacing activities in the Middle East. During the panel discussion Atlantic Council Senior Fellow, David Mortlock, will present a paper about the consequences of the US withdrawal, including the efficacy of the re-imposed and intensified sanctions.
Our experts will take stock of the Trump administration’s maximum pressure campaign and outline potential next steps in US policy vis-à-vis Iran. Please join Atlantic Council senior fellow David Mortlock, Director of the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council, Barbara Slavin, and Vice President at the Financial Integrity Network, Eric Lorber as they unpack these questions. Ambassador Daniel Fried, Weiser Family Distinguished Fellow at the Atlantic Council, will provide opening remarks and moderate the discussion.


Eric Lorber
Vice President
Financial Integrity Network

David Mortlock
Senior Fellow
Atlantic Council

Barbara Slavin
Director of Future of Iran Initiative
Atlantic Council

Moderated by

Daniel Fried
Weiser Family Distinguished Fellow
Atlantic Council