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: November 2014

November 25, 2014: Update on Iran’s Stock of Less than Five Percent Low Enriched Uranium,

Status of Iran’s commitment to convert newly produced 3.5 percent LEU to oxide form.

November 24, 2014: Analysis of Status of Iran’s Compliance with the Joint Plan of Action,

ISIS’s analysis of the IAEA’s monthly report on the status of Iran’s commitment under the interim agreement of the Joint Plan of Action.

November 20, 2014: Provisions to Limit Future Iranian Illicit Procurements for Its Nuclear Programs,

David Albright and Olli Heinonen discuss the need for an architecture to prevent future illicit nuclear procurements by Iran.

November 20, 2014: A Note on Iran’s IR-5 Centrifuge Feeding,

Controversy over Iran’s feeding of an IR-5 centrifuge

November 18, 2014: Testimony of David Albright before House Subcommittee,

ISIS President David Albright testified today before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade.  The hearing was titled “Iranian Nuclear Talks: Negotiating a Bad Deal?”

November 18, 2014: Revisiting Iran’s Stock of Near 20 Percent LEU,

The IAEA has confirmed that Iran no longer has a stock of near 20 percent LEU in hexafluoride form. However, Iran retains a large near 20 percent LEU stock in oxide form.

November 18, 2014: Evaluating Iran’s Stock of Less than Five Percent Low Enriched Uranium,

Iran’s stock of 3.5 percent LEU hexafluoride has increased during the last few months. To meet its obligations under the interim deal of the JPA, Iran needs to convert about 500 kilograms of 3.5 percent LEU hexafluoride to oxide form prior to November 24, 2014.

November 17, 2014: ISIS Analysis of IAEA Iran Safeguards Report,

ISIS analysis of the November 2014 IAEA Iran safeguards report, corrected November 17, 2014

November 6, 2014: Covering all the Iran Nuclear Breakout Paths in the P5+1 Negotiations,

Ensuring a long term agreement covers all potential Nuclear Breakout Paths.

November 5, 2014: A New Approach to Resolve Military Aspects of Iran’s Nuclear Program,

David Albright and Olli Heinonen outline a new approach to resolve the military aspects of Iran’s nuclear program