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Trump’s Iran Statement: A View From Europe
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Peter Jenkins
It is with some reluctance that I write about President Donald Trump’s latest statement on Iran, because the statement is so full of half-truths, untruths, and logical fallacies that it is bad for one’s blood pressure to have to dwell on it for any length of time.

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US scholar: JCPOA not renegotiable, Congress unable to change it
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

It is beyond the legal authorities of the US Congress and administration to make such changes in this multilateral international agreement, Jim Walsh, an MIT professor and prominent nuclear researcher said in an interview with the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) in New York in response to a question whether it is possible to renegotiate Iran deal.
 

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Iran Doesn’t Have a Nuclear Weapons Program. Why Do Media Keep Saying It Does?
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Adam Johnson
When it comes to Iran, do basic facts matter? Evidently not, since dozens and dozens of journalists keep casually reporting that Iran has a “nuclear weapons program” when it does not—a problem FAIR has reported on over the years (e.g., 9/9/15). 

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Trump’s Speech on Iran: Warmed-Over Rejectionism
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Paul R. Pillar
Donald Trump’s speech on Iran is the latest chapter in his struggle to reconcile his overriding impulse to destroy any significant achievements of his predecessor with the fact that the most salient of those achievements in foreign policy—the Iran nuclear agreement or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—is working. 

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Why is Israel supporting Kurdish secession from Iraq?
Monday, October 9, 2017

So far, Israel has been the only state to support the Kurdish secession from Iraq, even celebrating the outcome of the September 25 referendum, in which an overwhelming majority of Iraqi Kurds voted for breaking away from Baghdad.

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Reasons behind Trump’s attitude toward JCPOA
Monday, October 2, 2017

Over the past few weeks, there has been much talk about the U.S. leaving the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA). But, Reuters reports that a new plan is being scrutinized at the White House for staying in the deal while maintaining more restrictions on Iran in terms of its missile program and regional policies.

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No Good Reason for Trump Not to Certify Iran Nuclear Compliance
Monday, October 2, 2017

Mark Fitzpatrick
US President Donald Trump would have no substantive grounds for following up his broad hints to decide in the negative when the 15 October deadline comes for re-certifying that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal struck two years ago. 

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What to expect if Trump undoes the Iran nuclear deal
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Seyed Hossein Mousavian
In the midst of major global crises, from North Korean missile tests to the continuing fight against Islamic State, President Trump is seemingly obsessed with one foreign policy goal: undoing the July 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which eased international sanctions on Tehran in exchange for curbs on Iran’s nuclear program.

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Europe’s Likely Response to Trump’s Move Against Iran Nuclear Deal
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

 Reza Nasri
Opponents of the Iran nuclear accord (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA)—both within and outside the U.S. administration—are setting the ground for President Trump not to certify Iran’s compliance with the deal in October.

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Iran: The Change that Matters Is Happening Already
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

In Washington, the policy of Iranian regime change that blossomed during the Bush years and withered under Obama has flowered again in the Trump administration. But those advocating regime change and those arguing vociferously against it are both losing sight of the fact that profound change is already happening in Iran.

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