Erasing Obama’s Iran Success

Erasing Obama’s Iran Success

Those wishing to kill the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the agreement that restricts Iran’s nuclear program, have never given up. The agreement’s ever-lengthening successful record, now more than two years old, of keeping closed all possible pathways to an Iranian nuclear weapon ought to have discouraged would-be deal-slayers. But the slayers got a…

Sabotaging the Iran Deal Trump Certifies US Irrelevance

Sabotaging the Iran Deal Trump Certifies US Irrelevance

On January 16, 2016, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) entered into force following four years of negotiations between Iran, the European Union, Russia, China, and the United States. Shortly after implementing the agreement, the US Congress put into place a quarterly mechanism to address any failure by the Islamic Republic of Iran to comply with…

Trump Decertifies Iran Nuclear Deal, Imposes ‘Tough Sanctions’ on Revolutionary Guard Corps

Trump Decertifies Iran Nuclear Deal, Imposes ‘Tough Sanctions’ on Revolutionary Guard Corps

US President Donald Trump has announced that his administration will not certify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear agreement and deferred it to Congress to establish new conditions on the deal. He also announced new US sanctions against Tehran. “I am announcing today that we cannot and will not make this certification,” Trump stated Friday. “Iran…