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2014

Centrifuge Research and Development Limitations in Iran
Institute for Science and International Security August 29, 2014

Time is Short for Iran to Address IAEA’s Nuclear Weapon Concerns
Institute for Science and International Security August 1, 2014

Iran’s Near 20 Percent Stock: Status and Need to Reduce Size
David Albright and Paulina Izewicz July 31, 2014

“The Six’s” Guiding Principles in Negotiating with Iran
David Albright, Olli Heinonen, and Andrea Stricker July 22, 2014

Iranian Breakout Study Drastically Overestimates Time to Nuclear Weapon
David Albright and Andrea Stricker June 17, 2014

Comments on the Princeton Group’s Proposal on Iran: Appendix 1 Centrifuge R&D Limitations June 12, 2014

Comments on the Princeton Group’s Proposal on Iran
ISIS June 12, 2014

In Response to Gareth Porter’s Ridiculous Attack
David Albright June 9, 2014

Five Compromises to Avoid in a Comprehensive Agreement with Iran
David Albright, Olli Heinonen, and Andrea Stricker June 3, 2014

Spin, Spin, Spin
David Albright and Andrea Stricker May 27, 2014

ISIS Analysis of the IAEA Iran Safeguards Report
David Albright, Paulina Izewicz, Andrea Stricker, and Serena Kelleher-Vergantini May 23, 2014

Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in Iran for May 23, 2014 May 23, 2014

Parchin: Resolution Urgent
David Albright and Serena Kelleher-Vergantini May 12, 2014

Case Study- Serial Proliferator Karl Li: China’s Continued Refusal to Act
David Albright, Andrea Stricker, and Donald Stewart May 8, 2014

Case Study: Chinese Citizen’s Involvement in the Supply of MKS Pressure Transducers to Iran Preventing a Reoccurrence
Ian J. Stewart, Andrea Stricker, and David Albright April 30, 2014

Suspicious Advertisements for High Quality Maraging Steel The question of Electrovek Steel’s Farsi language web site
David Albright, Serena Kelleher-Vergantini, Donald Stewart, and Andrea Stricker April 28, 2014

Case Study- Canada Prosecutes Company for Possible Nuclear Related Export to Iran
David Albright and Andrea Stricker April 24, 2014

Status of Iran’s Nuclear Programme in relation to the Joint Plan of Action April 17, 2014

Olli Heinonen on Iran’s implementation of the JPA
Olli Heinonen March 25, 2014

IAEA Report: Status of Iran’s Nuclear Program under the JPA March 20, 2014

Update on Iran’s Total Near 20 Percent Enriched Uranium Stock
David Albright, Patrick Migliorini, Christina Walrond, and Houston Wood March 11, 2014

The Iran Primer- Centrifuges: Key to Final Nuclear Deal
David Albright and Andrea Stricker March 10, 2014

Changes Visible at Parchin Nuclear Site Why Parchin Matters to a Final Deal
David Albright and Serena Kelleher-Vergantini February 25, 2014

Update on Lashkar Ab’ad: Iran’s Laser Enrichment Capabilities
David Albright and Serena Kelleher-Vergantini February 24, 2014

Iran’s Centrifuge Research and Development Program: Revised
David Albright and Paulina Izewicz February 24, 2014

Additional Centrifuge Plants: Update
David Albright and Andrea Stricker February 24, 2014

ISIS Analysis of the IAEA Iran Safeguards Report
David Albright, Christina Walrond, and Andrea Stricker February 20, 2014

Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in Iran for February 20, 2014 February 20, 2014

Maintaining a Six-Month Breakout Timeline in Iran
David Albright, Patrick Migliorini, Christina Walrond, and Houston Wood February 17, 2014

Exploding Bridge Wire Issue: A Crack in the Door?
David Albright February 12, 2014

Case Study - U.S. Busts Iranian Smuggling Scheme Involving a Nuclear-Related Good
David Albright and Andrea Stricker January 31, 2014

Iran’s Centrifuge Research and Development Program
David Albright and Paulina Izewicz January 27, 2014

Defining Iranian Nuclear Programs in a Comprehensive Solution
ISIS January 20, 2014

Update on Fordow Centrifuge Site: Future Uncertain
David Albright and Serena Kelleher-Vergantini January 13, 2014

2013

No Significant Changes Visible at Parchin Nuclear Site
David Albright and Serena Kelleher-Vergantini December 10, 2013

Iran’s Negotiating Track with the IAEA
David Albright and Andrea Stricker November 26, 2013

The Rocky Path to a Long-Term Settlement with Iran
David Albright November 25, 2013

ISIS Analysis of IAEA Iran Safeguards Report
David Albright, Christina Walrond, and Andrea Stricker November 14, 2013

Determining the Irreducible Elements of an Interim Agreement with Iran:  A Freeze Plus
ISIS November 5, 2013

Case Study - Getting to the Core: United States Charges Iranian with Missile Export Violations
Andrea Stricker November 4, 2013

Iranian Breakout Estimates - Summary
Patrick Migliorini, David Albright, Houston Wood, and Christina Walrond October 24, 2013

Iranian Breakout Estimates, Updated September 2013
Patrick Migliorini, David Albright, Houston Wood, and Christina Walrond October 24, 2013

David Albright’s Testimony on Iran before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
David Albright October 3, 2013

An Appeal to Iran
David Albright and Christina Walrond September 19, 2013

Misleading Statement on Iran’s 20 Percent Low Enriched Uranium Conversion
David Albright and Christina Walrond September 13, 2013

ISIS Analysis of IAEA Iran Safeguards Report
David Albright, Christina Walrond, and Andrea Stricker August 28, 2013

Quick Reaction to IAEA Safeguards Report on Iran August 28, 2013

Update on the Parchin Site
David Albright and Robert Avagyan August 22, 2013

Modeling Iran’s Tandem Cascade Configuration for Uranium Enrichment by Gas Centrifuge
William C. Witt, Patrick Migliorini, David Albright, Houston Wood July 31, 2013

Critical Capability
David Albright and Christina Walrond July 30, 2013

Lashkar Ab’ad:  Iran’s Unexplained Laser Enrichment Capabilities
David Albright and Serena Kelleher-Vergantini July 29, 2013

Iran’s Critical Capability in 2014: Verifiably Stopping Iran from Increasing the Number and Quality of its Centrifuges
David Albright and Christina Walrond July 17, 2013

Update on the Arak Reactor
David Albright and Christina Walrond July 15, 2013

Can Rouhani Deliver a Nuclear Deal?  Can he be Trusted?
Meredith Tull and Andrea Stricker June 19, 2013

ISIS Analysis of IAEA Iran Safeguards Report of May 22, 2013
David Albright, Christina Walrond, and Andrea Stricker May 22, 2013

Iran Laying Asphalt at the Suspect Parchin Site May 22, 2013

Stopping an Undetectable Iranian Bomb
David Albright, Mark Dubowitz, and Orde Kittrie March 27, 2013

Preventing the Suppression of Uncomfortable Truths on Iran’s Nuclear Program
David Albright March 7, 2013

Basic Attack Strategy of Stuxnet 0.5 rev. 1
the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) February 28, 2013

ISIS Analysis of IAEA Iran Safeguards Report
by David Albright, Christina Walrond, Andrea Stricker, and Robert Avagyan February 21, 2013

Flawed Bloomberg Article on Iran Nuclear Sanctions
David Albright and Andrea Stricker February 20, 2013

Ring Magnets for IR-1 Centrifuges
David Albright February 13, 2013

Day after Alleged Sabotage at Fordow: Hardly the Expected Emergency Response
David Albright, Robert Avagyan and Andrea Stricker January 30, 2013

Taking Stock and Moving Forward on the Issue of the Parchin High Explosives Test Site
David Albright and Robert Avagyan January 25, 2013

Steering Iran Away from Building Nuclear Weapons
David Albright and Andrea Stricker January 16, 2013

U.S. Nonproliferation Strategy for the Changing Middle East
David Albright,, Mark Dubowitz, Orde Kittrie, Leonard Spector and Michael Yaffe January 14, 2013

Executive Summary - U.S. Nonproliferation Strategy for the Changing Middle East
David Albright,, Mark Dubowitz, Orde Kittrie, Leonard Spector and Michael Yaffe January 14, 2013

Press Release - Project on U.S. Middle East Nonproliferation Strategy January 14, 2013

2012

The AP Graphs: A Preliminary Discussion
David Albright December 19, 2012

Update on Ongoing Construction at the Parchin High Explosive Test Site
David Albright and Robert Avagyan December 12, 2012

Significant Changes Made to Parchin High Explosives Test Site, Further Activity Likely November 29, 2012

Understanding the IAEA’s Mandate in Iran: Avoiding Misinterpretations
By David Albright, Olli Heinonen, and Orde Kittrie November 27, 2012

ISIS Analysis of IAEA Iran Safeguards Report
by David Albright, Christina Walrond, and Andrea Stricker November 16, 2012

Aiding the Physics Research Center’s Overseas Procurements: Role of Applied Science Co. and Akebono Boeki Co. November 15, 2012

Appendix: Applied Science Telexes November 15, 2012

Comments on Wall Street Journal Editorial and Our Breakout Estimates*
David Albright, Christina Walrond, William Witt, and Houston Wood October 30, 2012

United States Prosecutes U.S.-Based Smuggler Working for Iran
Andrea Stricker October 26, 2012

Discouraging Any Iranian Decision to Produce Highly Enriched Uranium
David Albright, Andrea Stricker, and Christina Walrond October 25, 2012

Parchin High Explosives Test Site Activity Still Ongoing
David Albright and Robert Avagyan October 17, 2012

Iran’s Evolving Breakout Potential
William C. Witt, Christina Walrond, David Albright and Houston Wood October 8, 2012

Revisiting Danilenko and the Explosive Chamber at Parchin: A Review Based on Open Sources
David Albright and Robert Avagyan September 17, 2012

Revisiting Vyacheslav Danilenko: His Origins in the Soviet Nuclear Weapons Complex
Mark Gorwitz September 17, 2012

V. V. Danilenko’s Expertise in Explosive Chambers:  Translated Selections from the 2003 Book
Robert Avagyan September 17, 2012

Time for Action on Iran at IAEA Board of Governors Meeting
David Albright and Andrea Stricker September 11, 2012

Hypocritical Non-Aligned Movement communiqué supports Iran’s continued nuclear stonewalling
David Albright, Andrea Stricker, and Andrew Ortendahl September 7, 2012

ISIS Analysis of IAEA Iran Safeguards Report from August 30, 2012
David Albright, Christina Walrond, Andrea Stricker, and Robert Avagyan August 30, 2012

Iran’s heading of the Non-Aligned Movement: Lead up to more confrontation?
Andrew Ortendahl and Andrea Stricker August 29, 2012

New Phase of Suspect Activity at Parchin Site
David Albright and Robert Avagyan August 24, 2012

Support the Reformist Call for a National Referendum over Iran’s Nuclear Program
Lyle Bacaltos and Andrea Stricker August 20, 2012

British Bank Accused of Doing Massive Illegal Iran Business: Settles with New York Authorities
Andrea Stricker August 15, 2012

Major U.S. Sting Operation Arrests Iranian in Nuclear Smuggling Network
David Albright and Andrea Stricker August 10, 2012

Potential Change in Iran’s Nuclear Fatwa?
Lyle Bacaltos August 2, 2012

Cleanup Activity at Suspected Parchin Test Site Appears Complete: Site Considerably Altered
David Albright and Robert Avagyan August 1, 2012

Activity at Parchin Explosive Testing Site Continues: Time Running Out for a Sound IAEA Inspection
David Albright and Robert Avagyan July 2, 2012

Suspected Clean-Up Activity Continues at Parchin Military Complex: Considerable Dirt Movement Near Suspect Building
David Albright and Robert Avagyan June 20, 2012

Iranian Production of 19.75 Percent Enriched Uranium:  Beyond Its Realistic Needs
David Albright and Christina Walrond June 15, 2012

Déjà vu at Fordow? What are Iran’s enrichment plans?
David Albright, Andrea Stricker, and Christina Walrond June 4, 2012

Is Iran Building a Third Enrichment Plant?
David Albright and Andrea Stricker June 4, 2012

Further Activity at Suspected Parchin Explosive Testing Complex:  Two Small Buildings Razed
David Albright and Robert Avagyan May 30, 2012

ISIS Analysis of the May 25, 2012 IAEA Iran Safeguards Report: Production of 3.5% Enriched Uranium Increases Significantly; Iran Continues to Increase its Stock of 19.75% LEU; Rapid Installation of Large Numbers of IR-1 Centrifuge Outer Casings Not a Prelude to Dramatically Increased Centrifuge Deployment at Natanz or Fordow; Advanced Centrifuge Program Still Troubled But Makes Some Progress
David Albright, Andrea Stricker, and Christina Walrond May 25, 2012

The Physics Research Center Telexes: New ISIS Studies and Findings
David Albright and Paul Brannan May 16, 2012

Iranian Smuggling for Military Nuclear Programs: From Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group to the PHRC
David Albright and Paul Brannan May 16, 2012

Telexes: Front Company Kala Naft
David Albright and Paul Brannan May 16, 2012

Telexes: Amir Kabir University and Dr. Shahmoradi
David Albright May 16, 2012

The Telexes: Whole Body Counters and the Physics Research Center
David Albright and Paul Brannan May 16, 2012

Case Study - U.S. Company Charged with Pressure Transducer Sales: Who Were the End Users? May 14, 2012

Iran Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Responds to Evidence of New Activity at Parchin Site May 11, 2012

Opening the Door to a Solution with Iran
David Albright and Olli Heinonen* May 9, 2012

New Satellite Image Shows Activity at Parchin Site in Iran
David Albright and Paul Brannan May 8, 2012

Internal IAEA information links the Supreme Leader to 1984 decision to seek a nuclear arsenal April 20, 2012

Media Matters’ Faulty Report on Broadcast Media April 19, 2012

A Freeze Today, Not in the Future, to Iran’s 20 Percent Enrichment
David Albright, Andrea Stricker, Paul Brannan, and Christina Walrond April 10, 2012

Early Satellite Image Shows Foundation for High Explosive Test Chamber at Parchin Site in Iran: What was the Chamber for?
David Albright and Paul Brannan April 10, 2012

U.S. Intelligence Estimates and the Iranian Nuclear Program
David Albright and Paul Brannan April 9, 2012

The New National Intelligence Estimate on Iran: A Step in the Right Direction
David Albright and Paul Brannan March 22, 2012

Department 70 and the Physics Research Center: Extensive Interest in Nuclear Fuel Cycle Technologies
David Albright, Paul Brannan, Mark Gorwitz, and Andrew Ortendahl March 19, 2012

Appendix for Department 70 March 15, 2012

Communication Dated 2 March 2012 received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Agency, GOV/INF/2012/4 March 15, 2012

Satellite Image of Building Which Contains a High Explosive Test Chamber at the Parchin Site in Iran
David Albright and Paul Brannan March 13, 2012

Preventing Iran From Getting Nuclear Weapons: Constraining Its Future Nuclear Options
David Albright, Paul Brannan, Andrea Stricker, Christina Walrond, and Houston Wood March 5, 2012

ISIS Analysis of IAEA Iran Safeguards Report: Production of 20% Enriched Uranium Triples; Iran Increases Number of Enriching Centrifuges at Natanz FEP by Nearly 50% and Signals an Intention to Greatly Expand the Number of Centrifuges at Both Natanz and Fordow; Advanced Centrifuge Program Appears Troubled February 24, 2012

The Physics Research Center and Iran’s Parallel Military Nuclear Program
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Stricker February 23, 2012

PHRC telex appendix February 23, 2012

No Obama Letter to Iran? January 20, 2012

Reality Check: Shorter and Shorter Timeframe if Iran Decides to Make Nuclear Weapons Rev.1
David Albright, Paul Brannan, Andrea Stricker and Andrew Ortendahl January 18, 2012

2011

No Visible Evidence of Explosion at Esfahan Nuclear Site; Adjacent Facility Razed December 8, 2011

Vyacheslav Danilenko – Background, Research, and Proliferation Concerns
Mark Gorwitz November 29, 2011

Satellite Image Showing Damage from November 12, 2011 Blast at Military Base in Iran
Paul Brannan November 28, 2011

Iran’s Ridiculous Distraction November 18, 2011

ISIS Analysis of IAEA Iran Safeguards Report: Part II - Iran’s Work and Foreign Assistance on a Multipoint Initiation System for a Nuclear Weapon
David Albright, Paul Brannan, Mark Gorwitz and Andrea Stricker November 13, 2011

ISIS Analysis of IAEA Iran Safeguards Report: Part 1 IAEA Details Evidence of Nuclear Weaponization Activities in Violation of the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty; Enrichment at Natanz Continues to Stagnate; Three Cascades of IR-1 Centrifuges Installed at Fordow, Low Enriched Uranium Cylinder Moved to Fordow
David Albright, Paul Brannan, Andrea Stricker, and Christina Walrond November 8, 2011

Iran Nuclear Issue – Considerations for a Negotiated Outcome
John Carlson November 4, 2011

Debunking Gregory Jones Again
David Albright and Christina Walrond October 27, 2011

Iran’s Advanced Centrifuges
David Albright and Christina Walrond October 18, 2011

Performance of the IR-1 Centrifuge at Natanz
David Albright and Christina Walrond October 18, 2011

New Satellite Imagery of Iranian Nuclear Sites on Google Earth October 11, 2011

Ahmadinejad Reiterates Willingness to Halt 20 Percent Enrichment September 22, 2011

Determining the purpose of Iran’s growing stock of 19.75 percent enriched uranium : Production should be capped.
David Albright and Christina Walrond September 21, 2011

Natanz Enrichment Site: Boondoggle or Part of an Atomic Bomb Production Complex?
David Albright, Paul Brannan, Andrea Stricker, and Christina Walrond September 21, 2011

Critique of a Recent Breakout Estimate at the Natanz Fuel Enrichment Plant (FEP)*
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Christina Walrond September 20, 2011

Ahmadinejad and Abbasi-Davani at Odds on Enrichment Claims September 14, 2011

ISIS Analysis of the IAEA Iran Safeguards Report from September 2, 2011
David Albright, Paul Brannan, Andrea Stricker, and Christina Walrond September 2, 2011

ISIS Analysis Part II: Iran’s Critique of May 24, 2011 IAEA Safeguards Report: More Obfuscation
Andrea Stricker September 2, 2011

Abbasi-Davani Interview on Iran’s 20 Percent Enrichment August 31, 2011

Two Recent Media Reports to Note on Iran’s Nuclear Program August 29, 2011

Iran Moving Centrifuges to Fordow August 24, 2011

Iran’s Critique of May 24, 2011 IAEA Safeguards Report: Arguments Not Based on Facts
Paul Brannan August 12, 2011

ISIS Analysis of Russian Proposal: Ask Iran to Come Clean on Nuclear Weaponization Before Removing Sanctions August 4, 2011

Iran Confirms Installation of Advanced Centrifuges July 19, 2011

Iran Reportedly Installing Advanced Centrifuges July 15, 2011

Iran to IAEA: Drop Nuclear Weaponization Investigation July 13, 2011

Case Study - IRISL and Affiliates Indicted on Financial Conspiracy Charges
Andrea Stricker July 8, 2011

Will Fereydoun Abbasi-Davani lead Iran to nuclear weapons? (Rev. 1)
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Stricker June 24, 2011

Ahmadinejad Announcement Laying Groundwork for Official Policy of Nuclear Ambiguity? June 23, 2011

Iran Signals Continued Delay in Ratifying Nuclear Safety Pact: Is the Bushehr Power Reactor Safe?
David Albright and Andrea Stricker June 22, 2011

UN Report Cites 2 Unreported Long-Range Iranian Missile Launches June 17, 2011

IAEA Worried about Ongoing Military Nuclear Work in Iran
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Stricker June 8, 2011

Moving 20 Percent Enrichment to Fordow:  Slow Motion Breakout Continues?
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Stricker June 8, 2011

Time for Iran to Come Clean and Cooperate With the IAEA
David Albright and Paul Brannan June 7, 2011

ISIS Analysis of May 24, 2011 IAEA Safeguards Report on Iran (Revised May 25)
David Albright, Andrea Stricker and Christina Walrond May 24, 2011

Yadegari Appeal Denied by Canadian Court
Andrea Stricker April 14, 2011

IAEA Iran Safeguards Report: Expansion of Natanz Enrichment Plant Lags (Rev. 1) ; LEU Production Not as High as Expected; Iran Readying Advanced Centrifuges for Deployment?
David Albright, Andrea Stricker, and Christina Walrond February 25, 2011

Stuxnet Malware and Natanz: Update of ISIS December 22, 2010 Report
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Christina Walrond February 15, 2011

Case Study - A Smuggler’s Use of the U.S. Financial System to Receive Illegal Payments from Iran Updated February 11, 2011
Andrea Stricker February 11, 2011

2010

Did Stuxnet Take Out 1,000 Centrifuges at the Natanz Enrichment Plant? Preliminary Assessment
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Christina Walrond December 22, 2010

State Department Cables: Stopping Iran’s and North Korea’s Illicit Procurement for their Nuclear and Ballistic Missile Programs December 10, 2010

IAEA Iran Safeguards Report: Shutdown of Enrichment at Natanz Result of Stuxnet Virus? Downgrade in Role of Fordow Enrichment Site; LEU Production May Have Decreased
David Albright, Andrea Stricker, and Christina Walrond November 23, 2010

Stuxnet Worm Targets Automated Systems for Frequency Converters: Are Iranian Centrifuges the Target?
David Albright and Andrea Stricker November 17, 2010

Avoiding the Legitimization of Iranian Enrichment: Better to Discourage Options Involving the Conversion of Iran’s LEU Stock into Bushehr Reactor Fuel
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Stricker October 26, 2010

Chinese Firms Continue to Evade Iran Sanctions October 19, 2010

Comprehensive Piece on Iranian Military Equipment Smuggler and U.S. Sting Operation October 5, 2010

ISIS Analysis of New Covert Uranium Enrichment Plant Construction Claims September 9, 2010

IAEA Iran Safeguards Report:  Iran Degrading Safeguards Effectiveness; Low Enriched Uranium Production Holds Steady
David Albright and Paul Brannan; Charts prepared by Christina Walrond September 6, 2010

Technical Note:  Iran Recycles the Tails in the Production of 19.75 Percent Uranium August 6, 2010

Case Study - Yadegari Sentenced to 20 Months Plus Time Served ; Worked for Procurement Ring that Supplied Iran’s Enrichment Program
Andrea Stricker August 2, 2010

What is Iran’s competence in operating centrifuges?
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Stricker July 26, 2010

Case Study - Update: New Charges for Irish Company Suspected of Military Exports to Iran
Andrea Stricker July 16, 2010

Has Iran initiated a slow motion breakout to a nuclear weapon?
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Stricker July 12, 2010

Man Suspected of Illicit Nuclear Trade to Iran Found Guilty July 6, 2010

Eli Lake’s New Report and the Inadvertent Conflation of Sources About the Notorious Tinner Family July 2, 2010

New Der Spiegel Article on Iran’s Nuclear Program June 21, 2010

Taking Stock of the Production of 19.75 Percent Uranium at the PFEP
by David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Jacqueline Shire June 11, 2010

IAEA Iran Report:  Enrichment Increases Slightly; Lack of Adequate Safeguards
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire
Charts prepared by Christina Walrond May 31, 2010

Was Kakavand’s Acquittal Part of a Quid Pro Quo with Iran? - Update II May 19, 2010

Iran’s Proposed LEU deal:  Skeptical but Awaiting Clarification May 17, 2010

Update: U.S. Extradition Request Denied in France for Alleged Iranian Military Parts Smuggler May 12, 2010

Iran’s new centrifuge:  What do we know about it?
David Albright, Jacqueline Shire, and Paul Brannan April 13, 2010

Defected Iranian Nuclear Scientist Reportedly Worked Across from Secret Nuclear Weapons R&D Facility March 31, 2010

Supplement to Iran’s Gas Centrifuge Program: Taking Stock
David Albright and Christina Walrond March 3, 2010

IAEA Report on Iran: Enrichment at Natanz improving; entire LEU tank moved to PFEP ; no progress on weaponization February 18, 2010

French Court Delays Decision over Extradition of Majid Kakavand February 17, 2010

Busting the Members at the Core of Iran’s Smuggling Networks for Nuclear, Missile, and Conventional Military Goods*
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Scheel Stricker February 16, 2010

Case Study - Inventive U.S. Sting Operation Catches Iran-Based Military Equipment Smuggler
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel Stricker February 16, 2010

Case Study - Former Iranian Ambassador Arrested in UK for Alleged Iran-Directed Smuggling Scheme
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Scheel Stricker February 16, 2010

Case Study - Middleman Majid Kakavand Arrested for Malaysia-Based Iranian Illicit Procurement Scheme
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Scheel Stricker February 16, 2010

Case Study - Arrest Made in Germany of Core Iranian Procurement Agent
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Scheel Stricker February 16, 2010

Iran’s Gas Centrifuge Program:  Taking Stock
David Albright and Christina Walrond February 11, 2010

Iran’s enrichment for the Tehran Research Reactor:  Update
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire February 9, 2010

Iran’s recent statements about production of fuel for the Tehran Research Reactor:  A quick review
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire February 8, 2010

Questions and Answers regarding Iranian document: “Outlook for special neutron-related activities over the next 4 years” January 5, 2010

2009

Iran’s Uranium Stockpile Dwindling
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire December 30, 2009

The Trials of the German-Iranian Trader Mohsen Vanaki: The German Federal Intelligence Service Assesses that Iran Likely Has a Nuclear Weapons Program (Updated for December 15, 2009)
David Albright and Christina Walrond December 15, 2009

Documents Assessing the Organizational Structure of FEDAT December 14, 2009

Farsi and English Versions of Document on Neutron Initiator December 14, 2009

New Document Reopens Question on Whether Iran’s Nuclear Weaponization Work Continued Past 2003 December 14, 2009

Further Comments Regarding the BAS Article on Fordow
David Albright and Paul Brannan December 4, 2009

Critique of Recent Bulletin of Atomic Scientists article on the Fordow Enrichment Plant
David Albright and Paul Brannan November 30, 2009

New Satellite Image Further Narrows Fordow Construction Start Date
Paul Brannan November 18, 2009

IAEA Report on Iran: Fordow enrichment plant at “advanced stage of construction;” decline in number of P1 centrifuges enriching but P1 centrifuge efficiency increases; discovery of previously unknown stock of heavy water
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire November 16, 2009

Satellite Imagery Narrows Qom Enrichment Facility Construction Start Date
Paul Brannan November 5, 2009

Case Study - Update: Smuggler Previously Convicted of Aircraft Export Control Violations; Disguised Company as a Larger Operation
Andrea Scheel Stricker October 23, 2009

Case Study - Decision Reached on Vanaki Case: Landgericht Finds Defendant Guilty, Issues Suspended Sentence
David Albright and Christina Walrond October 23, 2009

Case Study - The Trials of the German-Iranian Trader Mohsen Vanaki: The German Federal Intelligence Service Assesses that Iran Likely Has a Nuclear Weapons Program
David Albright and Christina Walrond October 23, 2009

Technical Note: Annual Future Low-Enriched Uranium Fuel Requirements for the Tehran Research Reactor
David Albright October 7, 2009

Timeline 1967-1993: Argentine Low-Enriched Uranium at the Tehran Research Reactor
Christina Walrond October 7, 2009

Excerpts from Internal IAEA Document on Alleged Iranian Nuclear Weaponization October 2, 2009

Qom Gas Centrifuge Uranium Enrichment Site in Iran May Have Been Re-purposed Tunnel Facility
Paul Brannan September 29, 2009

Suspected Qom Enrichment Plant Site Imagery Overlay by Ogle Earth September 28, 2009

New Satellite Imagery of Suspected Gas Centrifuge Site Near Qom, Iran September 27, 2009

Satellite Imagery of Two Possible Sites of the Qom Enrichment Facility in Iran September 25, 2009

U.S. statements regarding the disclosure of the Qom enrichment plant September 25, 2009

What is Venezuela Up To? Chavez’s Latest Efforts to Purchase Nuclear Technology are Cause for Concern
Andrea Scheel September 22, 2009

Natanz Enrichment Plant: How to Measure Progress
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Jacqueline Shire September 1, 2009

ISIS Analysis of the August 2009 IAEA Report on Iran: Centrifuges increase; Rate of LEU production steady; progress on inspection requests at Arak and Natanz; no progress on possible military dimensions
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Jacqueline Shire August 28, 2009

Update on the Arak Heavy Water Reactor in Iran August 25, 2009

Mysteries Deepen Over Status of Arak Reactor Project
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Robert Kelley August 11, 2009

Case Study - A Smuggler’s Procurement of Nuclear Dual-Use Pressure Transducers for Iran
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel July 14, 2009

Misconceptions about Iran’s Nuclear Program
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire July 8, 2009

IAEA Report on Iran: Centrifuge and LEU increases; access to Arak reactor denied; no progress on outstanding issues
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire June 5, 2009

Case Study - Iran’s Procurement of U.S. Military Aircraft Parts: Two case studies in illicit trade
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel May 21, 2009

Video Tour of Iranian Nuclear Sites April 10, 2009

Nuclear Weapon Breakout Scenarios: Correcting the Record
David Albright, Jacqueline Shire and Paul Brannan March 18, 2009

Issue Brief on Official Statements regarding Iran March 12, 2009

Is Iran Running Out of Yellowcake?
David Albright, Jacqueline Shire and Paul Brannan February 11, 2009

Case Study - A Company’s Discretion Detects Large Iranian Valve Orders by Scrutinizing Items and End-Users Instead of Lists
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel January 28, 2009

Nuclear Iran: Not Inevitable
David Albright, Jacqueline Shire, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel January 21, 2009

Case Study - How Cooperation between a Company and Government Authorities Disrupted a Sophisticated Illicit Iranian Procurement
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel January 12, 2009

Case Study - Iranian Entities’ Illicit Military Procurement Networks
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Scheel January 12, 2009

2008

Has Iran Achieved a Nuclear Weapons Breakout Capability? Not Yet, But Soon.
David Albright, Jacqueline Shire, and Paul Brannan December 2, 2008

IAEA Report on Iran: Enriched Uranium Output Steady; Centrifuge Numbers Expected to Increase Dramatically; Arak Reactor Verification Blocked
David Albright, Jacqueline Shire, and Paul Brannan November 19, 2008

Arak Heavy Water Reactor Construction Progressing
David Albright and Paul Brannan November 13, 2008

Unprecedented Projected Nuclear Growth in the Middle East: Now is the Time to Create Effective Barriers to Proliferation
David Albright and Andrea Scheel November 12, 2008

Centrifuge Operation Significantly Improving; Gridlock on Alleged Weaponization Issues Analysis of the September 15, 2008 IAEA Report on Iran
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Jacqueline Shire September 15, 2008

Can military strikes destroy Iran’s gas centrifuge program? Probably not.
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Jacqueline Shire August 7, 2008

May 26, 2008 IAEA Safeguards Report on Iran: Centrifuge Operation Improving and Cooperation Lacking on Weaponization Issues Rev. 2
David Albright, Jacqueline Shire, and Paul Brannan May 29, 2008

Briefing notes from February 2008 IAEA meeting regarding Iran’s nuclear program April 11, 2008

Presidential Candidates on Iran’s Nuclear Program
Jelena Avramovic and Andrea Scheel February 22, 2008

IAEA Iran latest—A Balanced Safeguards Report
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire February 22, 2008

Iran Installing More Advanced Centrifuges at Natanz Pilot Enrichment Plant: Factsheet on the P-2/IR-2 Centrifuge
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire February 7, 2008

2007

November IAEA Report: Centrifuge File Not Closed; Natanz Enrichment Expands
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire November 15, 2007

A Witches’ Brew? Evaluating Iran’s Uranium-Enrichment Progress
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire November 1, 2007

Iran’s Nuclear Program: What the 2008 Presidential Candidates are Saying
Jelena Avramovic and Andrea Scheel October 17, 2007

IAEA Safeguards Report on Iran: Limited Progress in enrichment; controversial strategy on outstanding issues; continued defiance of UN Security Council
Jacqueline Shire and David Albright August 30, 2007

A Flawed IAEA-IRAN Agreement On Resolving Outstanding Issues
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire August 28, 2007

New Tunnel Construction at Mountain Adjacent to the Natanz Enrichment Complex Iran should allow IAEA inspections of tunnel facility
David Albright and Paul Brannan July 9, 2007

IAEA Safeguards Report on Iran: Iran making progress but not yet reliably operating an enrichment plant
David Albright, Jacqueline Shire and Paul Brannan May 25, 2007

ISIS Imagery Brief: Further Construction at Arak 40 MW Heavy Water Reactor
David Albright and Paul Brannan March 20, 2007

Iran’s Centrifuges: How well are they working?
Jacqueline Shire and David Albright March 15, 2007

2006

Latest IAEA Report on Iran: Continued Progress on Cascade Operations, No New Cooperation with IAEA
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire November 14, 2006

Iran’s Nuclear Program: Flawed House Intelligence Committee Report Should Be Amended or Withdrawn
Jacqueline Shire and David Albright November 9, 2006

Iran’s NPT Violations – Numerous and Possibly On-Going?
Jacqueline Shire and David Albright September 29, 2006

Iran’s Response to the EU: Confused but Sporadically Hopeful
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire September 11, 2006

Iran’s Centrifuge Program: Defiant but Delayed
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire August 31, 2006

IAEA Inspectors and Iran Clash Over Frequency of Inspections of Underground Facilities
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire August 23, 2006

Better Carrots, Not Centrifuges: Why Iran must halt enrichment and How the U.S. can make it happen
David Albright and Jacqueline Shire July 10, 2006

When Could Iran Get the Bomb? July 1, 2006

ISIS Imagery Brief: Update on Construction Activities at Arak 40 MW Heavy Water Reactor
Paul Brannan and David Albright April 21, 2006

ISIS Imagery Brief: New Activities at the Esfahan and Natanz Nuclear Sites in Iran
Paul Brannan and David Albright April 14, 2006

The Clock is Ticking, But How Fast?
David Albright and Corey Hinderstein March 27, 2006

ISIS Imagery Brief: New Satellite Image of the Natanz Uranium Enrichment Complex in Iran January 13, 2006

Iran’s Next Steps: Final Tests and the Construction of a Uranium Enrichment Plant
David Albright and Corey Hinderstein January 12, 2006

2005

Iran Proposal to the EU Falls Far Short of an Acceptable Agreement May 3, 2005

Tunnel Entrance to the Underground Facilities at Natanz, Iran May 2, 2005

ISIS Imagery Brief: Kalaye Electric March 31, 2005

Iran Should Grant the IAEA Further Access to Parchin March 24, 2005

Iran Constructing the 40 MW Heavy Water Reactor at Arak Despite Calls Not to Do So by the European Union and the IAEA Board of Governors March 4, 2005

New Satellite Images Show Tunnel Construction at Esfahan Facility in Iran February 17, 2005

2004

Countdown to Showdown November 1, 2004

Parchin: Possible Nuclear Weapons-Related Site in Iran
David Albright and Corey Hinderstein September 15, 2004

ISIS Imagery Brief: Destruction at Iranian Site Raises New Questions About Iran’s Nuclear Activities June 17, 2004

The Centrifuge Connection
David Albright and Corey Hinderstein March 1, 2004

2003

Iran, Player or Rogue? September 1, 2003

Furor over Fuel May 1, 2003

The Iranian Gas Centrifuge Uranium Enrichment Plant at Natanz: Drawing from Commercial Satellite Images
David Albright and Corey Hinderstein March 14, 2003

Iran at a Nuclear Crossroads
David Albright February 20, 2003

2002

Iran Building Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities: International Transparency Needed
David Albright and Corey Hinderstein December 12, 2002

1995

An Iranian bomb? July 1, 1995

1992

Spotlight Shifts to Iran March 1, 1992