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The New Trump Administration is Worrisome for Iran

In a January 30 article in the Algemeiner, Heshmat Alavi, political and rights activist focusing on Iran, writes about what the future may hold for Iran, considering that within minutes after his inauguration, US President Donald Trump posted a statement indicating the administration’s intention to launch a “state-of-the-art” missile-defense system to help protect allies against possible attacks from Iran and North Korea. 

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Iran Nuclear Deal Near-Impossible to Renegotiate, but May Be in Trouble Anyway

By INU Staff 

INU  With the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump just days away, international dialogue about the Iran nuclear agreement remained inconsistent on Tuesday, with multiple reports citing Iranian and European officials as saying that the deal is safe while prospective members of the Trump White House continue to stoke doubts about its long-term viability. The BBC, for instance, noted that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had simply dismissed Trump’s threats to the agreement as mere “slogans.”

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French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault Warned by UANI: Business in Iran is Not Worth the Risk for French Companies

In an article published January 30, by an United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) independent, not-for-profit, non-partisan, advocacy group founded in 2008 by Ambassador Mark D. Wallace, Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, former CIA Director Jim Woolsey, and Middle East Expert Ambassador Dennis Ross, that seeks to heighten awareness of the danger the Iranian regime poses to the world, has issued a warning to French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, who is traveling to Iran to reaffirm the French government’s commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). 

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Iran More Aggressive as Nuclear Deal Fails

“Wasn’t President Obama’s Iran nuclear deal — what he considers his top foreign-policy achievement — supposed to mellow the mullahs?  If so, it’s failing. Badly. As Washington’s transition to President Trump fast approaches, Iran is acting increasingly aggressive.”

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Trump May Move Closer to Iran’s Adversaries, and Might Also Convert its Ally

On Friday, ABC News reported upon the apparent prospects for repairing the relationship between the American and Israeli chief executives following the falling-out that occurred in the midst of Iran nuclear negotiations. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was one of the staunchest critics of US President Barack Obama’s approach to the issue of Iran’s apparent pursuit of nuclear weapons. He even went so far as to say that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action would pave the way to an Iranian nuclear bomb.

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In its Last Days, Obama Administration Clings to Hope of a Positive Role for Iran

On Friday, Fox News published an editorial on the topic of recent nuclear threats from North Korea. As well as being a longstanding thorn in the side of the United States, the Korean dictatorship’s obsession with nuclear weapons development has also variously exposed the cooperation between Iran and other enemies of Western democracies.

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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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