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Tue, Aug 11, 2020

It doesn’t matter who wins in November, Iran will not renegotiate the JCPOA

Whatever the outcome of the US presidential elections, there is broad consensus within the Iranian government that Tehran will not renegotiate the terms of the JCPOA because it believes that the nuclear program file was closed after it signed the agreement.

IranSource by Saheb Sadeghi

Thu, Jul 30, 2020

When it comes to Iran, not everything that goes boom in the night is sabotage

Even though it is tempting to attribute these current events to foreign sabotage, it is important not to assume that all of these incidents have the same cause.

IranSource by Raz Zimmt

Iran Middle East

Wed, Jul 29, 2020

The tale of an Iranian foreign minister’s rise and fall from grace

Mohammad Javad Zarif’s fall from grace cannot be considered apart from the Rouhani administration’s and the larger moderate camp’s loss of credibility in the eyes of many Iranians.

IranSource by Ali Fathollah-Nejad and Amin Naeni

Iran Middle East

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Thu, Aug 13, 2020

Future of DHS Project: Key Findings and Recommendations

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) needs to refocus its mission to lead the defense of the United States against major nonmilitary threats.

Issue Brief by Thomas Warrick & Caitlin Durkovich

China Coronavirus

Sun, Aug 9, 2020

Slavin quoted in The Hill on the arms embargo on Iran

In the News

Economic Sanctions Iran

Sat, Aug 1, 2020

Azodi quoted in The New York Times on Iran’s nuclear program

In the News

Iran Middle East

Thu, Jul 30, 2020

When it comes to Iran, not everything that goes boom in the night is sabotage

Even though it is tempting to attribute these current events to foreign sabotage, it is important not to assume that all of these incidents have the same cause.

IranSource by Raz Zimmt

Iran Middle East

Thu, Jul 30, 2020

Iran-Syria air defense pact could cause Russian-Iranian friction

Neither Damascus nor Tehran has been happy about Moscow’s unwillingness to enable themselves or Syria to halt Israeli attacks. The signing of the Iran-Syria air defense pact, though, may change this.

MENASource by Mark N. Katz

Iran Middle East

Wed, Jul 29, 2020

The tale of an Iranian foreign minister’s rise and fall from grace

Mohammad Javad Zarif's fall from grace cannot be considered apart from the Rouhani administration’s and the larger moderate camp’s loss of credibility in the eyes of many Iranians.

IranSource by Ali Fathollah-Nejad and Amin Naeni

Iran Middle East

Wed, Jul 29, 2020

Iran’s air attack tools have limited utility against adversaries

From Tehran’s point of view, a strong emphasis on air attack tools is understandable and reasonable. However, it is important not to overestimate the impact these means can deliver.

IranSource by Robert Czulda

Iran Middle East

Tue, Jul 28, 2020

Fontenrose quoted in The National on U.S.-Iran Diplomacy

In the News

Iran National Security

Mon, Jul 27, 2020

Booming stock market in Iran is a national security project

Iranian official's statements mask the reality that the rial’s loss of value is a trend and has not been caused by a single incident.

IranSource by Shahir Shahidsaless

Iran Middle East

Sun, Jul 26, 2020

Deep impact: States and software supply chain attacks

States have used software supply chain attacks to great effect. Hijacked updates have routinely delivered the most crippling state-backed attacks, thanks in part to a continued failure to secure the code-signing process.

Feature by Trey Herr, June Lee, Will Loomis, and Stewart Scott

China Cybersecurity