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New tough US sanctions on Iran

By INU Staff

INU- Today, the US has reimposed tough oil and financial sanctions against Iran, designed to significantly increase the pressure on the Regime in order to convince the mullahs to curb their ballistic and nuclear missile programs and counter their growing influence in the Middle East.

US Pressure on Iran Set to Become Stronger

By Edward Carney

Within hours of the re-imposition and expansion of US sanctions that had been suspended under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo led a press conference in order to simultaneously reiterate the Trump administration’s tough talk on Iran and dispel the notion espoused by some hardliners that the White House had drifted away from its former commitment to maximum pressure.

On Eve of Re-Imposing Sanctions


By Edward Carney

On Wednesday, the New York Times published a report detailing some of the conditions surrounding the imminent re-imposition of US sanctions that were suspended under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

opportunity to curb Iran’s malign activities

By INU Staff

INU- U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken about Iran’s malign influence on numerous occasions and he has made it one of his foreign policy priorities. Trump has also spoken extensively about former President Barack Obama’s treatment of Iran, pointing out that policies of appeasement do not work with the clerical regime.

New sanctions could bring regime change in Iran

By INU Staff

INU- As Iran braces itself for the second round of US sanctions that are due to come into effect on November 5, Donald Trump has vowed that more sanctions against the Iranian Regime are coming, in order to “address the full range of Iran’s malign conduct” and prevent Tehran from “developing the world’s deadliest weapons”.

Iranian Foreign Minister Feigns Confidence

By Edward Carney

In an interview with CBS News on Sunday, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif continued contributing to Tehran’s defiant narratives regarding US sanctions, which will come back into full effect on November 4 as the Trump administration completes its withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

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