Iran Nuclear
Friday August 18, 2017

Supreme Leader of Iran Comes out Top Winner of Nuclear Deal

by Atousa Pilger

It has been reported by state-run media in Iran that a firm named “Ghadir Investment Company” has manged to sign an investment agreement with “Zarubezhneft” in Russia and “Unit International” in Turkey.

The news agency, Shana, which is affiliated with the Iranian regime’s Ministry of Oil, said an agreement between the three countries was signed on Monday 4th August. The agreement means that joint projects in the oil and gas sector, both inside and outside of Iran, will be initiated.


Iran: Rapprochement Was Ineffective – an Alternative Approach Is Needed

Now that the Iran nuclear deal has been in place for two years, it is safe to say we are in a position to comment on whether Obama’s vision of how it would change the situation has become a reality or not. 

Former President Obama wanted the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) to kick off rapprochement with Iran and the Western world. He was adamant that the so-called “moderate” President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, would bring change to the leadership of the country.


Tillerson Must Hold Iran to Account Over Nuclear Deal Violations

Four Republican Senators urged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to condemn Iran for its flagrant violations of the 2015 nuclear deal and certify that Iran is not in compliance with the agreement, earlier this week.

Tom Cotton (Arkansas), Ted Cruz (Texas), Marco Rubio (Florida), and David Perdue (Georgia) said that it has been clear for over a year now that Iran is trampling all over the deal made by the Obama administration and must be held to account for it.


German Intelligence Shows Iran Is Still Working Towards Nuclear and Ballistic Missile Capability Despite Nuclear Deal

Intelligence reports from Germany show that the Iranian regime is trying to get its hands on illegal technology and knowledge in order to advance its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. 

This is further proof that Iran is showing no regard to the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran’s atomic policies should have been stopped in 2016, but this is not the case according to the German report which indicates that Iran has been pursuing missile carrier technology for its rocket program.


Iran: US Senate Set to Vote on Iran Sanctions in Upcoming Days

The Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, is attempting to push the Senate into imposing tougher sanctions on Iran. If it indeed happens, it could have consequences for Russia – bringing up the argument (again) about financial penalties against Moscow.


Who is Hassan Rouhani?


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