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Iranian hardliners have 'toned down' their bellicose rhetoric against the US following Republican Donald Trump’s victory over Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton in last week’s presidential election, according to a Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) analysis published on Thursday.
Despite a finding published by the UN’s atomic energy agency this week that Iran has — for the second time — stockpiled more heavy water than permitted under the terms of the nuclear agreement it reached with six world powers last year, the US State Department is declining to acknowledge this as a violation of the deal.
With its recent decision to further ease economic sanctions on Tehran, the Obama administration has “opened the door to business with Iran’s leading terrorist group — the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC),” AIPAC said.
Having fleeced the US in the nuclear deal it signed last year, Iran is now benefiting from a huge influx in cash it received from the Obama administration and the Islamic State is now working to spread its tentacles to Latin America.
In what many people must have seen as an incredibly naive assessment, President Barack Obama said last August in his speech at American University that 'our best analysts expect the bulk of this revenue to go into spending that improves the economy and benefits the lives of the Iranian people.'
Patrick Clawson, director of research at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, said it was very peculiar the Iranians put the S-300 missile system at Fordo, a site they’ve long claimed would be impenetrable to attack.
In US Secretary of State John Kerry's worldview, since suicide bombers are a dime a dozen, the best way to burst their publicity-seeking bubbles is to ignore them. Especially when there are more pressing matters to tackle, chief among them the weather.
Aaron David Miller, currently vice president at the Wilson Center think tank in Washington, slammed the Obama administration for paying what appears to be an obvious ransom, thereby demonstrating its weakening influence in the Middle East.
Andrew C. McCarthy, a former Assistant US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, cautioned against obfuscating a much larger issue surrounding last week’s revelation of President Obama’s 'ransom-for-hostages' payment to Tehran.
In what appears to be a confirmation of Israel's suspicions that the Obama administration deceived the public regarding the Iran Nuclear Deal signed last year, a new document has surfaced revealing that Iran can reach the bomb sooner and quicker.
The US, Russia and other entities involved in striking the deal with Iran must realize that to bring about peace in the Middle East, the power of a regime that continues to stoke conflict in the region must be restricted, before it is too late.
Former US ambassador, James Jeffrey, believes the nuclear deal has emboldened Tehran. As a result, he claimed, regional powers — including Saudi Arabia and Israel — now perceive US leadership as weak, posing heightened risks of chaos.
While the Obama administration continues to encourage companies to close deals with Iran, others, including a global advocacy organization focused on raising awareness about the dangers posed by the Iranian regime, warn of the many serious risks associated with doing business in Iran.
Iran’s hegemonic ambitions and human-rights abuses have not been altered by the nuclear agreement it reached with world powers in July, two experts said. If anything, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action has emboldened the powers-that-be in the Islamic Republic.