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Haley’s ‘Smoking Gun’ on Iran Met With Skepticism at U.N.

Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, claimed Thursday that the international body has obtained “undeniable” evidence that Iran supplied Yemeni insurgents with missiles and other arms. 1,178 more words

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Warning to Congress: Bad Iran Legislation Is Worse Than No Iran Legislation

In October, President Donald Trump took an important step toward countering Iran’s ever-expanding list of illicit activities by refusing to certify to Congress that the flawed nuclear deal negotiated by the Obama administration remained in America’s national security interest. 773 more words

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Turkish Gold Dealer Pleads Guilty in Politically Explosive Sanctions Trial

Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab has pleaded guilty in a New York federal court to his role in a scheme to evade U.S. economic sanctions on Iran, according to documents unsealed Tuesday. 427 more words

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The Slippery 'Spirit' of Nixing the Iran Deal

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he will not certify the Iran deal. As Elena Chachko and Suzanne Maloney have already explained, this will not necessarily lead to the reimposition of sanctions. 1,345 more words

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If the U.S. Reimposes Sanctions on Iran, Allies Will Follow

“We will not be able to coerce Europe, Russia, and China into shunning Iran’s economy over policy interests that they do not share.” — Adam Szubin… 825 more words

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Iran Nuclear Deal Critics Push Plan for ‘Global Economic Embargo’

Opponents of the Iran nuclear deal are pushing a proposal that calls for President Donald Trump to declare that Tehran has failed to comply with the agreement and to threaten an unprecedented economic embargo designed to rattle the regime. 1,332 more words