Trump to ‘decertify’ Iran deal, but asks Congress not to reimpose sanctions: Reports

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US President Donald Trump meets with a bipartisan group of members of Congress at the White House, in Washington, September 13, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) US President Donald Trump is expected to “decertify” the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran, while … Read More

Iran nuclear deal: US ‘sunset clause’ concern remains – Tillerson

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Image copyrightREUTERSImage captionAll seven countries which negotiated the nuclear deal were at the talks US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said Washington continues to have “significant issues” with the Iran nuclear deal, after his first talks with his Iranian … Read More

Netanyahu at Odds With Israeli Military and Intelligence Brass Over Whether to Push Trump to Scrap Iran Nuclear Deal

Netanyahu and his defense minister believe that the U.S. leaving the deal would be in Israel’s interests, but experts in intelligence agencies have reservations Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman are at odds with the defense establishment … Read More

Could Pushing Iran On Nuke Deal Backfire?

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We are now two years into the deeply controversial Iran nuclear agreement that roiled our community. And, like everything connected with the deal and the Mideast, it’s complicated, as even Jared Kushner would attest. During the many months leading up … Read More

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