In just a few years Iran will have ICBMs that can attack targets all over the Middle East, Europe and the United States.
France shares a dubious distinction with my own home country of Italy. Both were among the first to send business delegations and enter into new trade agreements with the Islamic Republic of Iran following the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – what President Donald Trump is famous for describing as “the worst deal ever negotiated.”
The U.S. should recognize Iran and Russia as adversaries—and that Iraq isn’t a friend.
Since the June 7 terrorist attacks in Tehran, the Iranian government has made dozens of arrests and highlighted the fact that ISIS claimed responsibility. But it is increasingly apparent that, while outside terrorists may have played a role, the government’s focus on their involvement hides a more complex truth, with significant implications for U.S. policy.
Since the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany concluded their nuclear negotiations with the Islamic Republic of Iran, several Iranian ballistic missile tests have been carried out.
When Iran attempted to launch a cruise missile from a “midget” submarine earlier this week, Pentagon officials saw more evidence of North Korean influence in the Islamic Republic – with intelligence reports saying the submarine was based on a Pyongyang design, the same type that sank a South Korean warship in 2010.
Tuesday, the Trump administration certified to Congress that Iran is in compliance with the agreement and will continue to receive sanction relief. Make no mistake: this is a huge win for the Obama administration and the permanent foreign policy bureau…
We failed to prevent North Korea from developing nuclear weapons. As a result, our options to stop them from developing a delivery system capable of reaching our shores are severely limited.
The Trump administration notified Congress late Tuesday that Iran is complying with the landmark nuclear deal negotiated by former President Obama, and it has extended sanctions relief given to Tehran in exchange for curbs on its atomic program.
Over the past decade, a significant portion of Iran’s economic institutions have been handed off to the office of the Supreme Leader under the guise of “privatization.”