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Iran’s Most Dangerous “Waiver” Game

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 11:00am 6/26/2019 at 11:00am
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In recent weeks, Iran has escalated its confrontation with the United States as well as its malign activities in the Middle East.

Earlier this month Iranian operatives attacked two tankers in the Gulf Oman.

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Iran: New Sanctions Closed ‘the Path of Diplomacy’ With the United States

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 11:00am 6/25/2019 at 11:00am
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President Donald Trump issued stricter sanctions on Iran on Monday, hitting the Supreme Leaders Office after Iran shot down an unmanned US drone last week.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at the new sanctions on Tuesday. He claimed that the sanctions mean Trump is “lying” about wanting to hold negotiation talks...

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U.S. Calls For A ‘Global Coalition’ Against Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 24, 2019 at 4:00pm 6/24/2019 at 4:00pm
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, India, Japan and South Korea in an effort to build a “global coalition” against Iran. The Secretary of State wants these five Asian powers to get behind the United States in its campaign of “maximum pressure” on...

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Trump Issues Executive Order Imposing Sanctions on Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 24, 2019 at 1:30pm 6/24/2019 at 1:30pm
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Monday afternoon, Secretary Pompeo announced that Trump imposed stricter sanctions on Iran via executive order.

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Was the Failure to Strike Iran Trump’s “Red Line” Moment?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 7:00pm 6/23/2019 at 7:00pm
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One way of looking at President Donald Trump’s reversal of striking at Iranian targets at the last minute is that it was Trump’s “red line” moment.

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Trump Vows More Sanctions on Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 3:00pm 6/23/2019 at 3:00pm

President Donald Trump is continuing with his policy of “maximum pressure” on Iran, promising “major” sanctions on the regime. “We’re putting additional sanctions on [Iran],” he told reporters before leaving for the Camp David. His administration was “moving rapidly” towards rolling out new sanctions, he added.

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Trump Explains Why He Called Off Airstrike on Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 21, 2019 at 3:00pm 6/21/2019 at 3:00pm
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Thursday night, at the last minute, Trump called off three strikes on Iran.

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Iran Poses a Growing Cyber Security Threat to Germany: Country’s Intel Agency

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 21, 2019 at 1:00pm 6/21/2019 at 1:00pm
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While Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is committed to saving Iran’s faltering economy in the wake of the U.S. sanction, Tehran is emerging as a major cyber security threat to Germany and the West, the German intelligence service warned.

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Germany: ‘Strong Evidence’ Iran Carried Out Tanker Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 1:00pm 6/19/2019 at 1:00pm
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In a major shift, Germany has acknowledged Iran’s involvement in the last week’s attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman. German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that their was “strong evidence” that Tehran was responsible for the attacks on the tankers.

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British Media: Did UK ‘Cover Up’ Major Hezbollah Terror Plot To Protect Iran Deal?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 1:00pm 6/11/2019 at 1:00pm
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The British intelligence agency MI5 foiled a significant bomb plot linked to Iran-backed Hezbollah terror outfit, London-based Daily Telegraph disclosed.

The British intelligence service and the Metropolitan Police uncovered a secret bomb factory in North West London in the autumn of 2015. They recovered thousands of packets containing ammonium nitrate, an explosive...

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U.S. Sanctions Iran’s Terror-Linked Oil Giant

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/9/2019 at 12:00pm
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The United States has sanctioned Iran’s biggest oil company because of its links to the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), a designated terrorist group. Tehran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) and its 39 subsidiaries have been providing “financial lifelines to the IRGC,” the U.S. Treasury Department said.

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Report: Iran-Based Social Media Campaign Impersonated GOP Congressional Candidates, Influenced U.S. Media

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/30/2019 at 1:00pm

Facebook and Twitter have announced the decision to crack down on thousands of Iran-linked accounts carrying out disinformation campaigns in the United States. The move comes after a California-based cybersecurity company, FireEye, exposed an elaborate online network being operated from Iran. Some of the fake accounts from Iran were impersonating Republican...

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UK Foreign Secretary To Iran: Don’t Underestimate U.S. Resolve, Trump Will Retaliate If Attacked

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/21/2019 at 1:00pm
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British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told the Iranian regime not to “underestimate the resolve of the U.S.” following hostile measures by Tehran.

“They don’t want a war with Iran. But if American interests are attacked, they will retaliate,” he warned.

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Iran, EU Close to Signing Oil Deal Despite US Sanctions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 6:30pm 5/8/2019 at 6:30pm
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Iran is close to reaching an oil sales deal with the European Union, in direct violation of the U.S. sanctions, Reuters reported. The EU and Iran were “on the brink” of an oil agreement, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif confirmed Tuesday.

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Iran Advances Nuclear Program, Boasts About Its Increased Military Power

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/13/2019 at 2:00pm
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Commemorating Iran’s National Nuclear Day, President Hassan Rouhani announced that the Islamic Republic would soon make advanced centrifuges operational, the Washington Free Beacon reported Thursday.

Rouhani, according to the report, which was based on a

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Trump Designates Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as Terrorist Group

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 8, 2019 at 11:00am 4/8/2019 at 11:00am
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The White House has officially designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO).

In a statement, President Donald Trump said that he and the Department of State “recognizes that Iran is not only a State Sponsor of Terrorism, but that the IRGC actively participates in, finances, and promotes...

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United Nations Appoints Iran to Global Women’s Rights Commission

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 15, 2019 at 7:00am 3/15/2019 at 7:00am
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UN Watch‘s Hillel Neuer reported that the United Nations appointed Iran to serve on the Global Women’s Rights Commission.  As he noted in his tweet, the appointment came “a day after the regime sentenced women’s rights lawyer Nasrin Sotudeh to 38 years prison & 148 lashes.”

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