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Is there going to be a nuclear arms race because of the Iran nuclear deal?

Yousef al-Otaiba, the United Arab Emirates ambassador to Washington, said last week in a panel discussion in a Carnegie conference in Washington that the UAE is not happy about the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. He said that the Iranian regime benefited the most from the deal because it still has its uranium enrichment program in place, adding “while we made a commitment to forgo uranium enrichment”, implying that other Middle Eastern countries would like to have the same uranium enrichment capability.

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Trump-Netanyahu Phone Call is Latest Highlight of International Coordination over Iran

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INU - On Monday, the Washington Examiner reported that US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had had an unscheduled telephone conversation, which was likely motivated by mutual concerns over developments involving the Islamic Republic of Iran. The report speculated that the unplanned communication may have had to do with the weekend incidents in which Iran test-fired two short-range ballistic missiles and positioned fast attack vessels relatively close to the intended course of an American surveillance vessel.

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Recent Editorials Agree on Need to Support Iranian Dissidents, Moderate Muslims

 

By INU Staff 
INU - On Wednesday, the Clarion Project published an interview with the “world-renowned Iranian-American political scientist” Dr. Majid Rafizadeh, in which he explained in detail why he believes Iran is the most dangerous force in the Middle East and one that needs to be confronted on a global scale.

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White House's Tone on Nuclear Deal Unchanged, but Specific Plans Remain Unclear

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INU - On Monday, Agence-France Presse issued a report emphasizing the fact that the White House had apparently still not determined exactly how it would address the issue of the Iran nuclear deal spearheaded by President Trump’s predecessor. The report highlights the perceived successes of the agreement, in terms of lengthening the “breakout time” for Iran to obtain a nuclear weapon. It also notes that the other negotiating parties – the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, and China – all appear to be averse to the notion of renegotiation that was put forward by Donald Trump when he was still just a candidate for office.

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Iran Continues Provocative Behavior After Being put “On Notice” by US

 

This weekend Iran test-fired ballistic missiles and sent fast-attack vessels close to a U.S. Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz, in a continuation of provocations, U.S. officials told Fox News.  

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Dual National Nuclear Deal Negotiator indicted, and Iranian-American held on fraud charges in Iran

 

On Sunday, the Iranian Judiciary said they have indicted a member of its nuclear negotiating team who was arrested last year on suspicion of spying. They have also detained an Iranian-American on charges of defrauding people under the guise of helping them emigrate. 

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Iran Breaking News - Protest gathering by families of political prisoners in front of Rouhani's office

 According to latest news from Iran, more than 100 families of political prisoners in Iran, in particular the families of Ward 350...

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