Richard Nephew


  • Robert C. Smith 2021-03-14 18:57

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Prof. Smith told MNA: No difference between Biden, Trump on Riyadh

    TEHRAN– Stating that there will be no difference between Biden and Trump on Saudi Arabia, Prof. Robert Smith said that rhetoric about Riyadh might be different, but not much else as it is a key strategic ally in the region.

  • Richard Nephew 2021-03-07 10:15

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Richard Nephew a worrying signal to Tehran: expert

    ‘Using sanctions as leverage against the Islamic Republic was an abject failure’

    TEHRAN – A political science professor at the Open University in Britain believes it is a "worrying signal" that Richard Nephew, the architect of sanctions on Iran during the Obama administration, has taken a new role in the Iran Biden administration.

  • Biden 2021-03-02 21:26

    Biden hires Architect of Sanctions to revive a deal meant to lift sanctions

    Joint Comprehensive Plan of Sanctions 

    TEHRAN – The White House has taken a range of measures that run counter to Joe Biden’s promises to rekindle diplomacy with Tehran after four years of Trump’s harsh rhetoric against the Islamic Republic.

  • Richard Nephew 2020-03-10 11:50

    By Javad Heirannia

    Israeli documents about Iran's nuclear program cannot be confirmed: Nephew

    TEHRAN –Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “It is the IAEA's responsibility to investigate information that it receives.”