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US extends waivers on Iran sanctions but warns it's an interim move - Washington Post

The United States on Thursday waived sanctions on Iran in what was characterized as a holding action until the White House decides next month whether to continue with the landmark nuclear agreement by certifying Iran is meeting its commitments.and more »

Iran Nuclear Deal Critics Push Plan for 'Global Economic Embargo' - Foreign Policy (blog)

Opponents of the Iran nuclear deal are pushing a proposal that calls for President Donald Trump to declare that Tehran has failed to comply with the agreement and to threaten an unprecedented economic embargo designed to rattle the regime.and more »

Trump's case against the Iran nuclear deal has very little to do with nuclear weapons - Vox

Ever since taking office, President Donald Trump has been itching to cancel the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran. In February, he tweeted that Iran “has been formally PUT ON NOTICE,” while also grousing about the “terrible deal” his ...and more »

The US Is Testing Support for Extending Iran Nuclear Limits - Bloomberg

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is consulting U.S. allies in Europe as he seeks a way to toughen restrictions on Iran's nuclear program a month before President Donald Trump faces a deadline to decide whether to walk away from what he's called “the ...and more »

Access To Military Sites Debated As White House Reconsiders Iran Nuclear Deal - NPR

Two deadlines are approaching that may signal the fate of the 2015 nuclear agreement known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. The agreement saw Iran sharply curtail its nuclear program and allow extensive inspections in return for the lifting ...and more »

Trump Signals He Will Choose Approach on Iran That Preserves Nuclear Deal - New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump kept the Iran nuclear deal alive on Thursday as a critical deadline lapsed, a sign that he is stepping back from his threat to abandon an agreement he repeatedly disparaged. He is moving instead to push back on Iran's ...and more »

Trump: Iran 'atrocious' at sticking to spirit of nuclear deal - BBC News

US president Donald Trump has said Iran is keeping to the spirit of the 2015 nuclear deal "atrociously". The deal - between Iran, the US, and other world powers, including China and Russia - was designed to prevent Iran developing a nuclear weapon.and more »

For Trump, success in the Middle East requires defanging Iran - Washington Examiner

The Trump administration has been engaged in recent months in an exhaustive review of its Iran policy. Such an assessment is most needed, as the Islamic Republic gained much during the Obama years, projecting its power in all corners of the Middle East.and more »

Iran sanctions are up for review, while fate of nuclear deal is tenuous - Washington Post

President Trump must decide by Thursday whether to once again waive economic sanctions on Iran, a task imposed on him by a deal he holds in contempt and appears to be preparing to ditch. But despite his concern that Iran is an international threat ...and more »

While the world frets over North Korea, what to do about Iran also causes headaches - The Conversation AU

While North Korea's reckless behaviour in pursuit of a nuclear weapons program has diverted international attention in recent weeks, another crisis-in-the-making should be regarded with equal concern. What the world does not need right now is another ...and more »