Iranian Nuclear Program

Iran Tracker Blog: Iran Accelerates Military Enhancement

An Iranian short range "Tondar" missile is launched during a war game at an undisclosed location in Iran in this undated photo released July 6, 2011. (Reuters)

Iran's Economy of Resistance: Implications for Future Sanctions

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani replies to a questions during a news conference on the sidelines of the 69th United Nations General Assembly in New York September 26, 2014. Rouhani said that "courageous decisions" must be made to clinch a long-term nuclear agreement and that any deal without the lifting of all sanctions against Iran was "unacceptable". (Reuters)
Executive Summary

Iran Situation Report: November 2014

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NOVEMBER 10, 2014

Key takeaway: The Supreme Leader met with the vice president of Iraq in Tehran, while trilateral talks between Iran, the EU, and the US kicked off in Oman ahead of the upcoming nuclear negotiations in Vienna on November 18. 

Iran Situation Report: July 2014

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Iran Situation Report: August 2014


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August 29, 2014

Key takeaway: IRGC Commander echoes the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s call to arm the resistance in the West Bank with advanced missile capabilities. Iranian officials continue to downplay gaps in Iran’s airspace, which were exploited by an alleged Israeli drone.

Iran Situation Report: September 2014


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SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

Key takeawayIran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) secretary holds separate meetings with Lebanon’s prime minister and Hezbollah’s secretary general in Beirut, prior to meeting senior Syrian officials in Damascus. 

Iran Situation Report: October 2014

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october 31, 2014

Key takeaway: IRGC commander stresses the strategic importance of passive defense and resistance, while Armed Forces General Staff Commander echoes Supreme Leader's call for soft war strategies in the cyber realm.

Iran Situation Report

The Critical Threats Project has been tracking activities and announcements in Iran, with a focus on political, military, economic, and nuclear developments, as well as Iran's response to regional crises. The Situation Report provides analytical context and assessments to the aforementioned data points.

Iran Situation Report


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