By Samuel Hickey On January 30, the Trump Administration extended four nuclear waivers allowing Russia, China and the UK to continue their work to restrain Iran’s nuclear program. While this move is good for American security, there are Iran hawks in the Senate who advocate rescinding all waivers related to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan […]
Research Analyst Samuel Hickey partnered with Julia Masterson at the Arms Control Association to co-author a piece explaining how the United States could kill the Iran nuclear deal via the United Nations. Early in January, the European members of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran made a risky move by triggering the deal’s dispute resolution […]
By Samuel Hickey, Research Analyst On January 14, 2020, the E3 (France, Germany and the United Kingdom) together triggered the dispute resolution mechanism (DRM) enshrined in the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), better known as the Iran nuclear deal. The E3 have been threatening this action for months and the E3 countries are […]
Research Analyst Samuel Hickey was featured as a guest on i24 News (Israel)’s The Rundown discussing an announcement that Iran was increasing its uranium enrichment.
By Sam Hickey On January 5, Iran announced it will breach the limits imposed by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the number of centrifuges it installs. Despite the headlines claiming Iran abandoned the deal, the reality is more nuanced. While Iran is no longer abiding by any operational restrictions on its nuclear […]