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Reclaim Illegally Seized Property Iran is Built On to Pressure Regime  

 President-elect Donald Trump’s famous words, calling the Iran nuclear agreement the worst deal ever negotiated” by the United States government, but in his January 5 article for The Hill, Kenneth R. Timmerman, the 2012 Republican Congressional nominee for MD-8, writes about some other options for ratcheting up pressure on the Iranian regime that the incoming president and Congress can enact unilaterally.

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United Against Nuclear Iran Co-Hosts Congressional Briefing on Iran Policy

United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) and the Foreign Policy Initiative (FPI) co-hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on the future of Iran policy on Wednesday, December 7.

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Iran's Record of Violations in 2016, After JCPOA

In an article for the Gatestone Institute International Policy council, published December 27, Dr. Majid Rafizadeh, political scientists and Harvard University scholar, president of the International American Council on the Middle East, makes several points.

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Iran Threatens to Build Nuclear-Powered Warships, But Probably Can't   

Reportedly, Iran has begun developing nuclear-powered warships, as ordered by President Rouhani, allegedly in response to the extension of sanctions by the U.S. Congress.

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Iran' Double Edged Sword: Renegotiation vs. Enforcement

“Forget China and underwater drones, forget Russian hacks and leaks, because it’s all a sideshow: America’s big-ticket foreign-policy issue is still the Iran deal. Donald Trump has promised to rip it up on day one of his presidency, but that’s not going to happen because it means the freshly minted commander-in-chief may have America poised for conflict with the leading state sponsor of terror before the band even starts to warm up for the inaugural ball next month at the newly opened Trump International Hotel,” is reported by Lee Smith for the Tablet.

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New Prospects for US-Iran Relations Under Trump

By INU Staff 

INU - While campaigning for office, Trump repeatedly maligned Iran nuclear deal as one of the worst in American history, and variously promised to tear it up immediately after occupying the White House.                                                       

Since the election, Trump has shifted his public commentary on the subject to emphasize renegotiation, but some media analysis has pointed out how this could effectively undermine the agreement and compel the Iranians to walk away from it. Netanyahu’s remarks included the claim that he foresaw five different ways in which the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action could be brought to a premature end, although he reportedly did not elaborate on these prospective plans.

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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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