National Iranian-American Council

The National Iranian American Council is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the interests of the Iranian-American community. We accomplish our mission by supplying the resources, knowledge and tools to enable greater civic participation by Iranian Americans and informed decision making by lawmakers.

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Thursday, December 14, 2017
NIAC Statement on Haley's Missile Speech
National Iranian American Council Research Director Reza Marashi issued the following statement regarding Ambassador Nikki Haley's presentation at the Defense Intelligence Agency accusing Iran of supplying missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen: "Ambassador Haley's dearth of foreign policy experience...
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Friday, October 13, 2017
The National Iranian American Council Deplores Trump’s Push to Violate Iran Nuclear Deal
Dr. Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council and author of Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy , issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s speech withholding certification of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action: “Trump’s speech...
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The National Iranian American Council Urges Trump Not to Turn the Iran Nuclear Deal into a Crisis
Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council and author of Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy , issued the following statement in advance of President Trump’s upcoming certification decision on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear...
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Monday, September 25, 2017
National Iranian American Council Condemns Trump’s ‘Targeted’ Muslim Ban 3.0
The National Iranian American Council released the following statement regarding President Trump’s adjustments to the discriminatory Muslim Ban following 90 days of review: “As many have warned, the Trump administration has now taken steps to make its Muslim ban targeting Iranians and other...
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
NIAC: ‘Trump’s Violations of the Iran Deal Begets Unfortunate But Predictable Iranian Response’
Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council and author of Losing an Enemy - Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy , issued the following statement regarding comments by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani suggesting Iran could back out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (...
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Monday, August 14, 2017
NIAC Condemns Nazi Violence in Charlottesville and Trump's Tolerance of White Supremacists
Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council, issued the following statement in response to the Nazi violence in Charlottesville, Virginia and President Trump's tolerance of White Supremacists: “The ‘Unite the Right’ neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia is both a national...
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Thursday, July 27, 2017
The National Iranian American Council: ‘Trump Seeks to Abuse Inspections in the Iran Deal to Fabricate Crisis’
Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council and author of Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy, issued the following statement in response to reports that the Trump administration is planning to abuse the inspections mechanism of the Iran nuclear deal in...
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
NIAC Responds to President Trump’s Renewal of Sanction Waivers for Iran
Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council, issued the following statement regarding the President's expected renewal of sanctions waivers pursuant to U.S. obligations under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA): "We welcome President Trump's decision to adhere to the...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017
BREAKING: U.S. District Court Judge “Inclined to Agree” That Muslim Ban Unconstitutional
Earlier today, Judge Tanya Sue Chutkan a judge at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an order staying the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) motion for a nationwide freeze on President Trump’s Muslim travel ban, indicating that she is “inclined to agree with...
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
NIAC Calls on Trump to Renew Iran Sanctions Waivers
National Iranian American Council President Trita Parsi issued the following statement following the President's certification to Congress that Iran is upholding its commitments under the Iran nuclear deal: "We welcome President Trump's recognition that the Iran nuclear deal is working and Iran is...
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