Millennial Iranian-American Responses to Rising Tensions and Conflict

It would be an understatement to say that the past few weeks have been stressful for Iranians around the world. For many young Iranian-Americans throughout the U.S., the recent events have sparked a new yet familiar anxiety about their country of origin.   Among these young Iranian-Americans is Saman Jabari, a senior at the University […]

January 2020 Executive Order Imposing Additional Sanctions on Iran

On January 10, 2020, President Trump issued an Executive Order titled, “Imposing Sanctions with Respect to Additional Sectors of Iran.” This Executive Order explicitly targets the construction, mining, manufacturing, and textiles sectors of Iran’s economy, and leaves the door open for the addition of new sectors. The Order authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury, in […]

U.S. House of Representatives Passes “No War Against Iran Act” By Vote of 228-175

On January 30, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.5543, known as the “No War Against Iran Act.” The measure was introduced by Representative Ro Khanna of California’s 17th congressional district, which covers the San Francisco Bay area, and passed by a vote of 228-175. The legislation blocks funding for military force in or […]