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Sounding the Alarm on Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons and its Support for International Terrorism.

Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons capability, its support for international terrorism, its efforts to subvert and attack its neighbors and its collusion with the murderous Assad regime in Syria jeopardize global peace and security.

For decades, AJC has been sounding the alarm on the Iranian threat. After several weeks of careful considerations, AJC decided in 2015 to oppose the Joint and Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran. Rather than dismantling Tehran’s nuclear infrastructure, as was the original objective, the agreement puts only a temporary freeze on the program while validating Iran’s future status as a nuclear threshold state.

Since the JCPOA is now in place, AJC advocacy continues to focus on two areas:

  1. Ensuring that the international community has the mechanisms in place to enforce the nuclear deal’s restrictions—as temporary and limited as they are—to intrusively monitor Iranian behavior, and reimpose sanctions in the event of any violation.
  2. Highlighting the need to confront Tehran’s regional aggression, the worsening human rights abuses at home and its support for international terrorism. Within this context, we consider it of critical importance to place the entire Hezbollah terror group, which is funded and controlled by Iran, on the EU terror list.

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March 20, 2019

40 Years of Theocracy in Iran: Regional Policy and Global Ambitions

Hosted by MEP Ramona Nicole Mănescu, the AJC Transatlantic Institute co-organized with the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) a conference in the European Parliament entitled "40 Years of Theocracy in Iran: Regional Policy and Global Ambitions." AJC CEO David Harris delivered concluding remarks.
May 02, 2018

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The Second Stage of the Syrian War:The Quest for Regional Hegemony

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20/02/2012

AJE's Inside Story: Iran and Syria, a Show of Strength and Unity

Joshua Goodman, Communications Director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute, was a guest on Al Jazeera English's "Inside Story" to discuss Iran's backing of the Assad regime in Syria. In the face of international pressure on President Bashar al-Assad to step down,...

15/02/2012

Containment Won't Work Against Iran

By Daniel Schwammenthal

The Wall Street Journal Europe

Mutually assured destruction might be more of an incentive than...

09/11/2011

AJE's Inside Story: A Russian Warning to Israel over Iran

Al Jazeera English's "Inside Story" invited AJC Transatlantic Institute Communications Director Joshua Goodman on the show to discuss Iran's nuclear programme and Russia's concern over potential military action. 

16/05/2011

AJE's Inside Story: North Korea and Iran's Missile Power

Joshua Goodman, Communications Director at the AJC Transatlantic Institute, joined Al Jazeera English's Inside English to discuss Iran and North Korea's reported cooperation in missile technology. 

01/12/2010

AJE's Inside Story: Targeting Iran's Nuclear Scientists

AJC Transatlantic Institute Communications Director Joshua Goodman provides analysis on the sequence of deaths of Iranian nuclear scientists. 

27/07/2010

Is There Enough Progress on Iran?

By Joshua Goodman

The Jerusalem Post

We’ve been here many times before, but the result has never changed. Iran’s diplomatic...

Trump and the Middle East A new US policy toward Iran, ISIS and the Arab-Israeli Conflict?

The AJC Transatlantic Institute co-organized with MEP Anders Vistisen, 1st Vice Chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs, an exchange of views in the European Parliament with Mike Doran, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute and former Senior Director...

European Parliament Hearing: IAEA Report and Iran

Daniel Schwammenthal, Director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute, addresses the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Israel on the IAEA report and Iran's nuclear program.

TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal Address EPP Group on Security in the New Middle East

AJC Transatlantic Institute Director Daniel Schwammenthal spoke to the Euromed Working Group of the European People's Party (EPP) on the evolving security situation in the Middle East. The meeting took place in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France during the final...

Ambassador Dennis Ross on "Iran and the West"

TAI and the German Marshall Fund co-hosted a briefing with Ambassador Dennis Ross for a select audience of Members of the European Parliament, EU and NATO officials as well as high-ranking diplomats. Ambassador Ross, who has served as Middle East advisor to U.S. presidents...