Trump’s targeting of Revolutionary Guards is a step too far for Iran

From The Guardian, October 9, 2017, by Saeed Kamali Dehghan Tehran has promised crushing response if US president makes ‘strategic mistake’ of listing elite force as…

Iran promises ‘crushing’ response if US designates Guards a terrorist group

From Reuters, October 20, 2017, by Bozorgmeher Sharafedin   LONDON (Reuters) – Iran promised on Monday to give a “crushing” response if the United States designated…

Fearing Trump Torpedo, Europe Scrambles to Save Iran Deal

From Reuters,  October 11, 2017, by Noah Barkin and John Irish. BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) – European countries are scrambling to cobble together a package of measures they hope will…

Iran Braces for Trump’s Announcement on Fate of Nuclear Deal

From The Independent, October 11, 2017, by Betan McKernan. Political rivals in Tehran unite in face of expected decision to scrap historic Obama era nuclear accord with…

White House Briefs Congress on Iran Decertification Plan

From: NBC News, October 11, 2017. By Vivian Salama, Andrea Michell and Carol E. Lee.  WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s top advisers briefed lawmakers Wednesday ahead of…

Iran nuclear deal: How Trump’s plan to pressure Tehran could play out

From: ABC News, October 12, 2017. By Conor Finnegan.  After months of bashing the Iran nuclear accord while simultaneously keeping it alive, President Trump is expected to “decertify” the…

Why Trump is right to re-think the nuclear deal

From Arab News, October 9, 2017, by Dr. Majid Rafizadeh. The Trump White House has been a purveyor of very well-founded criticism of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal,…

Iranian Foreign Minister: ‘Arab Affairs Are Iran’s Business’

 From The Atlantic, October 9, 2017. By Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. With possible decertification looming for the Iran deal, Javad Zarif argues that his country has…

Saudi Arabia Wastes No Time in Backing Trump’s Iran Strategy

From Bloomberg: By Nadeem Hamid, October 13, 2017 Play Video Just as U.S. President Donald Trump finished his speech outlining a hardline policy against Iran, Saudi Arabia was ready…

Trump Threatens to Rip-Up Iran Nuclear Deal Unless US and Allies Fix ‘Serious Flaws’

From The Guardian, October 13, 2017. By,  Julian Borger, Saeed Kamali Dehghan and Peter Beaumont. Trump says he will not recertify deal but stops short of…

Trump Says Iran Violating Nuclear Agreement, Threatens to Pull-Out of Deal

From CNN : by Stephen Collinson, Kevin Liptak and Dan Merica. (CNN)President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to pull out of a deal freezing and reversing Iran’s nuclear…

EU: US as No Right to Terminate Iran Accords

From Politico. by David M. Herszenhorn and Jacopo Barigazzi. Mogherini says the United States had no right to unilaterally terminate the Iran nuclear accord | Pool photo…