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Will Trump's Iran Policy correct Bush and Obama’s ‘Policy of Appeasement’ Failures?

In an article for The Hill on November 22, Heshmat Alavi writes that the victory of Donald Trump will bring an end to an era of Iran benefitting from 16 years of appeasement from the past two U.S. administrations.

When former-President George W. Bush launched a war with Iraq, attention was shifted from Tehran to Baghdad, and doors were opened to Iran’s interference. 

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Trump: Iran-US Nuclear Deal Could Lead to a 'Nuclear Holocaust'

During his presidential campaign, the president-elect Donald Trump called the US-Iran nuclear deal as the worst deal he’s ever seen in his life, giving reason to believe that the new US government will keep a close eye on Iran.

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Message to the Trump Administration: Don't Focus Too Narrowly On Iran Nuclear Deal

In his opinion piece for the Independent Journal Review, Dr. Ivan Sascha Sheehan, Director of the graduate program in Global Affairs and Human Security in the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Baltimore, writes that President-elect Trump went to great lengths to aggravate and cause resentment about the Iran nuclear deal, while on the campaign trail. 

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Former UN Ambassador, John Bolton says Trump should reverse the Iran Deal

 

In his article on November 13 in the Washington post, John Bolton wrote, “Barack Obama’s foreign-policy legacy includes reduced American global influence, dramatically underfunded military and intelligence capabilities, and rising concern among longtime allies about Washington’s understanding of international threats. A world of nuclear-weapons proliferation and growing radical Islamic terrorism are the consequences.”  He adds, “There is a reason the world is more dangerous today than eight years ago.”

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Time for New Policy on Iran

In her article for The Hill on November 22, Davina Miller, former Head of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford (UK), writes about the possibility of a changing policy for the US towards Iran. 

She writes, “From Reagan to Obama, each U.S. president has approached the theocracy in Iran with a sense of defeatism. One can hope that President-elect Trump, who prides himself on being the arch negotiator, will have a better sense of the actual hand he has to play.

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The Next USA President Needs to Reverse the Iran Nuclear Deal

The New York Post calls for Donald Trump to re-assert the interests of the USA in dealings with Iran, reversing the effects of the Iran-US Nuclear Deal.

While Barrack Obama was focused on transforming the inner workings of the USA, seeing issues related to national security as a distraction from that process, Trump is urged to pay more attention and dedicate resources to these issues, since “the world is more dangerous today than eight years ago.”

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