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US Exit from Nuclear Deal and Resulting Economic Sanctions Criticized by Iran Lobby

By Mahmoud Hakamian

The Iran lobby continues its criticism of the Trump administration for de-certifying the Iran nuclear agreement and re-imposing economic sanctions. Perhaps they should instead blame Tehran, not the U.S.

The National Iranian American Council argues that the nuclear deal was, as they said, “working.” However, there are notable omissions in the agreement:

By the same token, Salehi’s recent comments arguably had the same consequences, in terms of justifying the criticisms that had underlain President Trump’s

By INU Staff

INU - On Wednesday, Al Jazeera reported upon the announcement by the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran that operations had begun at a factory tasked with producing rotors for as many as 60 uranium enrichment centrifuges per day. The announcement follows upon months of prior warnings that Iran would greatly ramp up its nuclear activities in response to any actual or perceived loss in the benefits that Iran enjoyed as a result of the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

According to the report, the goal of the intelligence agencies of Iran and North Korea is “to circumvent control mechanisms i

by Poorang Novak

In a new document regarding countering of the spread of weapons of mass destruction, published by the German intelligence agency of the state of Hesse, the Islamic Republic of Iran is singled out as one of two states seeking to obtain the ultimate form of powerful weapons.

The sanctions will ensure that foreign businesses dealing with the Iranian regime will face consequences for continuing to engage with Iran.

By INU Staff

INU - In May, U.S. President announced that the United States is exiting the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and that sanctions would be reapplied as well as fresh ones being issued. His decision came after weeks of speculation and after pleas from the other world powers that are party to the deal to remain part of it.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a list of 12 demands that Iran must meet

 By INU Staff

INU - Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un met earlier this month to discuss North Korea giving up its nuclear programme in exchange for the lifting of US sanctions, but many global security pundits remain confused about why Kim agreed to the meeting. After all, North Korea has never been interested in a relationship with the West.

Pyongyang may consider selling the technology for its most advanced weapons systems to Tehran.

By INU Staff

INU - After his summit with North Korea, US President Trump claimed that Pyongyang is no longer a nuclear threat”. Still, according to senior U.S. intelligence officials, a new security challenge may be emerging —North Korea may sell advanced, long-range ICBM missile technology to Iran.

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