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Incoming Trump Administration puts Iran under Pressure

 In his opinion piece on December 6 for The Hill, Heshmat Alavi, political activist, writes about possible changes to the sanctions on Iran with the incoming Trump presidency.

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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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Obama Expected to Sign Sanctions Renewal before Trump Initiates New Policy on Iran

By INU Staff 

INU - On Monday, CBS News reported that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had demanded that his American counterpart take steps to prevent the reauthorization of the Iran Sanctions Act, which is set to expire at the end of the month. The renewal of that bill would keep it in force for an additional 10 years, although some of the relevant sanctions will remain suspended under presidential authority as a result of the Iran nuclear agreement, or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

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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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The Tone of Trump’s Iran Policy

By INU Staff

INU - On Monday, a new analysis of the prospects for US policy toward Iran under the administration of President-elect Donald Trump was published by LeBlog, Naturally, this sort of commentary has been frequently recurring, and has expressed various different conclusions, in light of Trump’s diverse foreign policy remarks while campaigning for the office.

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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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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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