Iran Nuclear Deal

US-Iran ‘snapback’ tangle shows UN’s irrelevance

Iran, Russia, China and the US Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Joe Biden, agree on one thing: America under President Donald Trump is “isolated.” Iran even goes as far as to declare victory over the US. In his speech to the United Nations General Assembly, President…

US Announces New Sanctions on Iran’s Defense Ministry, Venezuela’s Maduro

The United States on Sept. 21 placed new sanctions on the Iranian defense ministry and others involved in Iran’s nuclear and weapons programs, saying that virtually all United Nations sanctions against the regime in Tehran prior to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal are now restored.…

Pompeo Expects Every Country to Comply With Snapback of UN Sanctions on Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the United States expects every country to comply with U.N. Security Council resolutions on Iran. “We expect every nation to comply with U.N. Security Council resolutions,” U.S. State Secretary Mike Pompeo said at a joint press…

Donald Is No Dove

One of Donald Trump’s more remarkable qualities is his ability to convince people to give him credit for things he hasn’t done. He has, for example convinced many Americans that he is an effective businessman, despite his massive inherited wealth and legacy of failure; an…

U.N. Watchdog: Iran’s Uranium Stockpile 10X Higher than Nuclear Deal Limit

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), nuclear watchdog for the United Nations, reported on Friday that Iran has a stockpile of uranium over ten times the limit set by the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). 0…

European Allies Fail To Support US Effort to Reinstate Sanctions on Iran

The U.S. effort to renew the arms embargo against Iran set to expire on Oct. 18 met with opposition from its European allies, France, Germany, and the UK. However none of them supports giving Iran the opportunity to buy and sell weapons, U.S. Secretary of…

‘America First’ Enters Its Most Combustible Moment

The months before and after a presidential election are particularly fragile for foreign policy. Each of the five presidents I served understood, as did his team, the weight of this time. Politics and legacy were always front of mind. They were all also conscious of…

Trump Demands Full Restoration of U.N. Sanctions Against Iran

President Donald Trump confirmed on Wednesday that the United States will ask the U.N. Security Council to restore all sanctions against Iran that were lifted as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal. 0…

Donald Trump Orders a Snapback of Sanctions on Iran

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced that he would order a “snapback” of sanctions on Iran that were previously suspended. “It’s a snapback, not uncommon,” he said. 0…

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