Country Resources

June 1, 2024

A roundtable discussion with Nicole Grajewski, Sina Toossi, and Ali Vaez.

June 1, 2024

States met at the International Atomic Energy Agency to discuss nuclear security challenges, but an objection from Iran prevented adoption of recommendations.

June 1, 2024

Visiting Iran, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency discussed measures to enhance monitoring of Tehran’s nuclear program, but it is unclear if there will be any new cooperation.

May 1, 2024

Recent attacks by both countries opened a new chapter in their fraught relations. 

April 17, 2024

The action could come at the next International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors meeting if Iran does not meet its legally binding safeguards obligations.

March 14, 2024

The IAEA reports a small decrease in Iran’s 60 percent uranium stockpile, but no progress on the safeguards investigation. In the meantime, the annual U.S. Worldwide Threat Assessment, released after a Congressional hearing March 11, assesses that Iran is not engaged in weaponization activities.

March 14, 2024

Risks associated with Iran’s nuclear program are heightened by “complexities” in the Middle East, the IAEA chief said.

March 13, 2024

Escalating regional tensions could push Tehran to determine it needs a nuclear deterrent for security or the United States to miscalculate Iran’s intentions and prematurely use military force against the country’s nuclear facilities. ... Increased monitoring provides greater assurance that any dash to nuclear weapons would be quickly detected and reduces the likelihood of the United States or Israel misjudging Iran’s nuclear activities, a move that could have devastating ripple effects.

February 16, 2024

In a report, the International Atomic Energy Agency said that Iran is now producing approximately nine kilograms of uranium enriched to 60 percent uranium-235 per month.

February 16, 2024

There are growing concerns about Iran's continued enrichment and new nuclear facilities as well as possible missile sales to Russia.

February 16, 2024

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi called for diplomacy with Tehran after the agency reported that Iran increased its production of uranium enriched to near weapons grade. Grossi also criticized Iran for restricting cooperation with the agency.

December 5, 2023

Although the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency condemned Iran’s failure to implement its safeguards obligations, the agency’s Board of Governors took no action against Tehran at its November meeting.

November 1, 2023

Forty-eight states, concerned about Iran’s export of missiles and drones to Russia and other countries, affirmed plans to work to limit the transfers.

October 1, 2023

Despite Tehran’s decision to release five jailed Americans and slow a key nuclear activity, it is unclear if Iranian-U.S. tensions will deescalate.