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“We continue to count on the valuable contributions of the Arms Control Association.”

– President Joe Biden
June 2, 2022
Iran
  • October 1, 2021

    Laying markers at the UN General Assembly, the U.S., and Iranian leaders reaffirmed interest in restoring the Iran nuclear deal but negotiations remain stalled.

  • September 23, 2021

    Iran and the IAEA reached a critical agreement that likely staved off a resolution censuring Tehran at the agency's Board of Governors meeting. Two new reports by the IAEA highlight Iran's accelerated nuclear activities and its failure to cooperate with IAEA investigations.

  • September 8, 2021

    A Sept. 7 report by the IAEA highlights the dire reality of agency efforts to monitor Iran’s nuclear activities.

  • September 8, 2021

    A Sept. 7 report by the IAEA highlights the dire reality of agency efforts to monitor Iran’s nuclear activities.

  • September 1, 2021

    There are signs that newly inaugurated Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi may demand more concessions from the United States.

  • August 11, 2021

    Newly-inaugurated Iranian President Raisi will pursue restoration of the JCPOA, aiming to lift sanctions on Iran. Former President Rouhani stressed the importance of preserving the deal in his outgoing cabinet speech, but Supreme Leader Khamenei cautioned the challenges of engaging with the West.

  • July 8, 2021

    Iranian president-elect Raisi has expressed support for restoring the JCPOA, but talks remain stalled as his advisors review the progress made during the first six rounds of negotiations. The IAEA's temporary monitoring arrangement with Iran remains in limbo, and the agency's multi-year probe into Iran's possible undeclared nuclear activities continues.

  • July 1, 2021

    Iran’s election of Ebrahim Raisi to be the country’s next president could complicate efforts to restore compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal.a

  • July 1, 2021

    Iran has failed to adequately explain its past nuclear activities to the International Atomic Energy Agency, affecting the agency’s ability to verify the peaceful nature of the program, the IAEA director-general has said.

  • June 7, 2021

    Iran's enriched uranium stockpile continues to grow, according to one of two new IAEA reports. The second details Iran's slow cooperation with the agency's investigation into its pre-2003 nuclear activities. In Vienna, diplomats remain entrenched in discussions toward restoring the nuclear deal.

  • June 1, 2021

    Any optimism must be tempered by the recent fighting between Israel and Hamas, but the diplomatic building blocks of future disarmament progress may be falling in place.

  • June 1, 2021

    As the new chair of a multilateral initiative, the United Kingdom is trying to refocus international attention on minimizing the use of highly enriched uranium.

  • June 1, 2021

    The E.U. reports an agreement is shaping up to return the U.S. and Iran to their 2015 deal.

  • June 1, 2021

    Iran has agreed to extend a critical temporary monitoring arrangement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for one month, the agency reported May 24.

  • May 1, 2021

    Progress reportedly continues despite efforts by opponents, especially in Iran and Israel, to blow up the discussions.

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