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Dr Jonathan Schanzer to AIJAC Webinar: 2020 – the year of...

In the second of its new Webinar series, the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) hosted Dr Jonathan Schanzer, Senior Vice President for Research at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies in the USA. Dr Schanzer, who previously worked as a terrorism finance analyst at the US Department of the Treasury and testifies often before Congress, spoke on the topic, “Iranian Imperialism under the cover of COVID-19”.

Australia takes Iran concerns to nuclear watchdog

The Australian Government has made one of its toughest and most comprehensive statements yet on Iran’s illegal nuclear development.

Nuclear watchdog gets serious on Iran

New IAEA reports highlight Iranian refusal to cooperate with inspectors, fast-growing enriched uranium stockpiles

Behnam Ben Taleblu on Iran protests, Trump peace plan

Recent AIJAC guest Behnam Ben Taleblu of the Foundation for the Defence of Democracies appeared on Sky News "Outsiders" 9 February 2020. He touched upon the street protests in Iran, the nuclear issue, the Trump peace plan and more.

Editorial: Opportunity on Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani boasted on Jan. 16 that his country is now producing enriched uranium at a greater pace than it was before the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal. This claim only underlines again the sheer inadequacy of that deal.

Factsheet: The European invocation of the JCPOA “dispute resolution” mechanism

On January 14, Britain, France and Germany, three key signatories of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal reached with Iran in 2015, invoked the Dispute Resolution Mechanism (DRM) in that agreement. Here is our guide to what this means and what could happen next.

Time to push for new Iran nuclear deal

An edited version of this article appeared in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald on Jan. 10, 2020. Amidst the high stakes drama that is...

New IAEA chief faces major Iran test

An experienced diplomat who served in senior IAEA positions (including as assistant DG), the 58-year-old Grossi will need to urgently address the possible serious implications of a deteriorating relationship between the agency and Teheran across numerous fronts. 

New IAEA report suggests Iran is growing closer to nuclear weapons...

Two conclusions emanate from the latest report into Iran issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Nov. 11. The first is that Iran...

Why Iran’s decision to resume enriching uranium at Fordow is a...

Summary Iran has announced a new round of nuclear measures which breach the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement reached in 2015...