The growth of Iran’s nuclear program remains one of the most pressing national security concerns of the United States and its allies. President Joe Biden has indicated his support for reentering the Iran nuclear deal, known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), if Tehran returns to compliance with the agreement. While not accounting for the diplomatic […]
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The Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act (INARA) requires that the President certify Iran’s compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran every 90 days. If the president does not certify compliance, Congress is given a 60-day window during which it can re-impose sanctions through an expedited process. On October 13 2017, President Trump announced […]
View as PDF. The Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act (INARA, P.L. 114-17), at subsection 135(d)(6)(A), adds to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 a requirement that the President determine, every 90 days, whether he can certify that: “(i) Iran is transparently, veriﬁably, and fully implementing the agreement, including all related technical or additional agreements; […]
Iran has rolled back its nuclear program and the deal has made the world safer.
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 […]