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Iran’s Majles and the JCPOA

4th August 2015 – FDD Policy Brief

Iran’s Majles and the JCPOA

Amir Toumaj

In the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) signed last month, Iran’s concessions on its nuclear activities have sunset clauses that begin expiring in year 10. more...

Analysis & Commentary

4th August 2015 – FDD Policy Brief

Iran’s Majles and the JCPOA

Amir Toumaj

In the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) signed last month, Iran’s concessions on its nuclear activities have sunset clauses that begin expiring in year 10. more...

3rd August 2015 – Quoted by by i24 News

Firm Whose Crane Was Used for Hangings Set to Re-enter Iran Market

Benjamin Weinthal

An Austrian company, Palfinger AG, whose crane equipment was used to for executions, is set to re-enter the Iranian market. Company head Herbert Ortner says there is strong demand for cranes in Iran because there is no local production, the Austria Press Agency reported. more...

3rd August 2015 – Quoted by Walter Pincus - The Washington Post

The Limitations of Sanctions on Iran

Juan Zarate

The parts of the Iran nuclear agreement that would lift sanctions are among its most complicated and controversial elements, partly because there is disagreement about what effect the sanctions have had on Tehran’s nuclear program. more...

2nd August 2015 – The Jerusalem Post

Business As Usual: Austria to Sell Iran Cranes for Possible Use in Hangings

Benjamin Weinthal

Traditionally, Austrian governments have been the least critical of the Islamic Republic’s human rights violations. Now, Austria’s government plans to rekindle a business relationship that could involve the export of cranes, to be used to hang Iranians. more...

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