1. Misconception: The Iran Deal included a U.S. payment of $150 billion to Iran The Facts: The money released to Iran for complying with the agreement is not a direct payment from the U.S. government. Instead, the funds are Iranian foreign assets, which the international sanctions regime prevented Iran from accessing. Under the JCPOA, these […]
Claims of a “secret side deal” between the IAEA and Iran are misguided.
Both an Iranian confession and exoneration by the IAEA are unlikely, which means no parties will be fully satisfied with this process. Regardless, the international community has gathered enough knowledge to know what Iran has done in its past, and through implementation of the JCPOA, can prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon in the future.
Last Sunday, October 18th, 2015, was Adoption Day for the Iran nuclear agreement. Since there has been some confusion about what exactly Adoption Day means, here are answers to some frequently asked questions: What is Adoption Day? Adoption day is the official beginning of the Iran nuclear agreement as Iran, the United States, and the […]
Center board member Ed Levine explains why providing Israel with a Massive Ordnance Penetrator bomb would cause more harm than good.