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Despite the role they played in achieving a nuclear deal with Iran, sanctions continue to face a steep challenge in arresting Russian adventurism in Ukraine.

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Center Fellow Richard Nephew writes about how the subtle effectiveness of the JCPOA may be most pronounced in the provisions dealing with potential covert activities.

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As Washington enjoys its mid-August hiatus, a new, misleading narrative has started to emerge about the Iran nuclear deal: voting against the deal is consequence-free.

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Testimony

Richard Nephew testified before the Senate Committee on Armed Services on the JCPOA and the Military Balance in the Middle East.

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Blog postCommentary

The ongoing debate around the Iran nuclear deal has prompted a wave of articles and commentaries on sanctions relief in the agreement and how sanctions will work if it enters into force.  Sadly, most of the comments that I have seen reflect fundam

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September 10, 2015

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Testimony

Richard Nephew, Program Director, Economic Statecraft, Sanctions and Energy Markets at the Center on Global Energy Policy, testified before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on the subject of sanction and the JCPOA.

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Report

Sanctions have become part of the Russian economic landscape since the crisis in Ukraine broke out in December 2013. They have had an impact on the Russian economy, but have yet to change the situation in Ukraine. One possible area for new sanctions is in the field of oil exports. In this issue brief, Richard Nephew, a fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy and program director for economic statecraft, sanctions and energy markets, examines the possible role that an oil export reduction strategy could play in Russia. In noting the pitfalls and complications, he argues that such a strategy could be part of the overall approach to Russia, but that both different sanctions measures and a holistic approach to Russia-Ukraine policy are necessary for any effort to be successful.

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On July 22, Richard Nephew, Director of the Economic Statecraft, Sanctions and Energy Markets program at the Center on Global Energy Policy, testified before the Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing on the topic of the Iran nuclear deal and its impact on terrorism financing.

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Commentary

Today saw the announcement of a nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1. Center Fellow and Program Director Richard Nephew, the former Principal Deputy Coordinator for Sanctions Policy at the Department of State and lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, offered his thoughts and commentary.

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