ISIS Iran Reports

The following reports address specific issues in Iran's nuclear programs, whether imagery analysis of ongoing work at a nuclear site such as Natanz, our assessment of the latest IAEA report on Iran’s implementation of its safeguards obligations, or a summary of where the various U.S. Presidential candidates stand on the issues.


Archive: September 2014

September 24, 2014: Technical Note: Making Sense out of the IR-8 Centrifuge,

Iranian nuclear officials recently announced that centrifuge experts were developing the IR-8 centrifuge, a machine they claimed was 16 times more capable than the current generation IR-1 centrifuge.

September 23, 2014: Technical Note: Making Sense out of Iran’s Offers to Cut its SWUs,

This week in New York, Iranian officials may talk again about reducing the annual SWUs of the installed centrifuges. Any such Iranian offer that does not explicitly state that centrifuge numbers will be reduced should be treated with skepticism.

September 22, 2014: Compendium of ISIS’s Reports and Recommendations on the P5+1/Iran Long-Term Deal Negotiations,

This compendium of ISIS findings provides information and insight into the on-going negotiations aimed at achieving a comprehensive solution between Iran and the P5+1.

September 10, 2014: ISIS Reports June - September 5, 2014: Iran,

Over the summer, ISIS closely monitored the ongoing P5+1 negotiations with Iran and published a series of reports analyzing the technical aspects of these negotiations with a view to ensuring that any comprehensive deal eventually reached is a sound one.

September 10, 2014: Iran Admits Illegally Acquiring Goods for its Nuclear Programs,

As negotiations are resuming on a comprehensive nuclear agreement under the Joint Plan of Action, Iran’s on-going illicit nuclear and missile procurements complicate the achievement of that agreement.

September 9, 2014: Advisory: United States Enforces Existing Sanctions against Key Iranian Company,

Company Tied to Attempted Ring Magnet and Carbon Fiber Procurements, Confirming Earlier ISIS Report

September 5, 2014: ISIS Analysis of IAEA Iran Safeguards Report,

ISIS analysis of the September 5, 2014 IAEA report on the implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in Iran.

September 3, 2014: Update on Parchin: A Necessary Piece of a Comprehensive Nuclear Deal,

Addressing the IAEA’s concerns about activities at Parchin and other allegations about the military dimensions of Iran’s nuclear program is fundamental to Iran satisfying its safeguards obligations and a prerequisite to achieving a long-term agreement under the Joint Plan of Action between the P5+1 and Iran.