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IRAN

RESOURCES
NEWS
Al-jazeera English-language version
BBC Middle East news
Iran Press Service News from opposition group
Islamic Republic News Agency News service of the Iranian government
Middle East Media Research Institute News analysis
Tehran Times Iranian daily

BACKGROUND / HISTORY
International Crisis Group History, briefings, reports
Iran Virtual Library History, chronologies, statistics, more
Library of Congress Iran: a Country Study
US Department of State History, statistics
United Nations Statistics

IRAN: foreign policy, governmental


sources
Constitution of Iran
Permanent Mission of Iran to the UN
Presidency of Iran
Interests Section, Islamic Republic of Iran Washington DC office
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Foreign policy statements, official stances, issues
Governmental bodies, ministries

UNITED STATES: foreign policy with Iran


Congressional Research Service "Iran: current developments and US policy" (7.03)
Congress Testimony on Iran
Department of Commerce Trade with Iran
Department of Energy Energy data, forecasts, country briefings
White House State of the Union address, 1.29.02 ("Axis of evil")

EU: foreign policy with Iran Overview, news, documents

ISSUES

Nuclear weapons, non-proliferation


Arms Control Association Iran: Documents, news, analysis
Carnegie Endowment Country Resources: Iran
Center for Nonproliferation Studies WMD in the Middle East: Iran
Center for Nonproliferation Studies WMD411: Primer on Iran
Center for Defense Information Iran updates
Federation of American Scientists
--Special weapons guide
--Intelligence agencies
International Atomic Energy Agency
--IAEA & Iran: news, reports, resolutions
--Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in Iran, 6.04
Iran Non-Proliferation Act of 2000

Human rights & democracy


Amnesty International Annual Report: Iran
Human Rights Watch
--Iran news
--"Torture, Detention...Crushing of Dissent in Iran" (6.04)
World Democracy Audit Ranking of civil/individual freedoms
Reliefweb Press briefings on human rights issues
Human Development Index Social indicators, statistics

Sanctions
Institute for International Economics Iran: case study in sanctions and terrorism
Department of the Treasury Overview of sanctions against Iran
Iran-Libya Sanctions Act (ILSA), 1996
Report on ILSA status Congressional Research Service report, 7.03

Energy / Oil
OPEC Oil-industry statistics

Terrorism
Terrorism Research Center Iran Country Profile

OTHER
Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
University of Texas Maps of Iran
Nationmaster Military statistics on Iran

THINK TANKS, ORGANIZATIONS


International Monetary Fund Statistics, issues, statements regarding Iran
Program on International Policy Attitudes "Americans on Iran" poll
Rand Research, commentary
Washington Institute for Near East Policy Policy Watches
World Bank Country page

Library & Research Services / updated 10-2004