NIAC Action

NIAC Action is the grassroots, civic action organization committed to advancing peace and championing the priorities of the Iranian-American community. We are a nonpartisan nonprofit and the 501(c)4 sister organization of the National Iranian American Council, which works to strengthen the Iranian-American community and promote greater understanding between the American and Iranian people.

Releases by this organization

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Monday, July 23, 2018
NIAC Statement on Trump’s Tweet Threatening Iran War
Jamal Abdi, Vice President of Policy for the National Iranian American Council, issued the following statement after Trump’s Sunday night tweet threatening war with Iran: “Trump’s crazed, all-caps tweet threatening Iran with war last night underscores the danger of supporting the Trump agenda...
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
NIAC Outraged by Supreme Court Decision Upholding Muslim Ban
Jamal Abdi, Vice President of Policy at the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), issued the following statement following today’s Supreme Court decision upholding Presidential Proclamation 9645, commonly referred to as Muslim Ban 3.0 in the case of Hawaii v. Trump: “The effort to end the...
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
NIAC Action Applauds Senate Effort on Muslim Ban
NIAC Action released the following statement after the Senate Appropriations Committee adopted an amendment from Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Patrick Leahy D-VT mandating Congressional oversight of the implementation of Presidential Proclamation 9645, commonly referred to as Muslim Ban 3.0...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018
House NDAA Clarifies Trump Has No War Authorization for Iran
Jamal Abdi, Executive Director of NIAC Action, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) clarifying that the use of armed forces against Iran is not authorized by Congress: “The House of Representatives just...
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Monday, April 30, 2018
Netanyahu Continues his Push to Unravel the Iran Nuclear Deal
Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council, issued the following statement regarding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s presentation on Iran’s nuclear program: “Netanyahu's desperation to kill the Iran deal and drag the United States into war with Iran was on full...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
Senate Makes Historic Mistake with Pompeo Confirmation
NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo: “The Senate has made a mistake of historic proportions by rubber stamping Donald Trump’s war cabinet. The U.S. appears headed towards a...
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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Pompeo Narrowly Approved in Committee
NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi released the following statement regarding the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s favorable vote for Mike Pompeo’s nomination for Secretary of State: “The Senate may have just blown its last chance to stop Trump from exiting the Iran deal and the...
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Wednesday, August 02, 2017
NIAC Action Statement on President Trump Signing New Iran Sanctions Into Law
Jamal Abdi, Executive Director of NIAC Action, issued the following statement in response to President Trump signing the ‘‘Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act’’: “Buried within the Russia and North Korea sanctions are dangerous and controversial Iran sanctions that will likely...
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