Killing the Iran Nuclear Agreement with a Thousand Cuts

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by Paul R. Pillar Don’t be either fooled or relieved by President Trump’s waiving, for now, of nuclear sanctions on Iran, and thus his forgoing of an explicit withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement. Trump still is determined to destroy… Continue Reading  

Trump’s Iran Statement: A View from Europe

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by Peter Jenkins It is with some reluctance that I write about President Donald Trump’s latest statement on Iran, because the statement is so full of half-truths, untruths, and logical fallacies that it is bad for one’s blood pressure to… Continue Reading  

Trump Waives Iran Nuclear Sanctions for “Last Time”

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by Derek Davison The White House announced on Friday afternoon that Donald Trump will extend waivers on sanctions against Iran for another 120 days, under the terms of the Iran nuclear deal (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA). However,… Continue Reading  

Coverage of Iran Protests Misleadingly Illustrated With Photos of MEK Demos

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by Adam Johnson When it comes to covering protests in other countries, it seems any vague picture of brown people protesting can stand in for those actually on the streets expressing their grievances. Since the outbreak of protests across Iran… Continue Reading  

Iran Suspends Thousands of Drug-Related Death Sentences

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by Center for Human Rights in Iran An estimated 4,000 prisoners currently on death row in Iran for drug-related crimes could have their death sentences revoked according to a just-issued judicial order based on the country’s newly amended drug trafficking law.… Continue Reading