Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Trump killing deeply flawed Iran deal is the right move


The Iran nuke was an insane proposition from the start. 
President Obama and Secretary of State were both incompetent and naïve to believe Iran could be trusted.  However, President Trump knows better and his decision to back away from the deal is the right decision for the safety of not only the United States, but the world.   

President Trump’s announcement Tuesday that the U.S. will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose economic sanctions in 90 days delivers a death blow to a deeply flawed agreement approved in 2015 by President Obama and representatives of other nations, and clearly opens a new phase of heightened tensions with the Islamic Republic.

This should not shock anyone who has followed news of the Middle East. Washington and Tehran have very different interests throughout the region, often putting them at odds. Total geopolitical competition – with each nation considering the other its outright enemy – has always seemed a matter of when, not if.


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