A nuclear-armed Iran would be far more dangerous than a nuclear-armed North Korea.
A senior Iranian military officer affiliated with the country’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, or IRGC, has fled the Islamic Republic with a cache of secret documents said to contain information on Tehran’s military plans, according to reports.
This notion—of Iran and Saudi Arabia getting over their differences and “sharing” the Middle East—endured past Barack Obama’s presidency and is now an established part of left-wing foreign policy.
Iran has appointed as the next head of its Revolutionary Guards Corps, or IRGC, a veteran fighter who spearheaded a series of policies to develop advanced missiles capable of “annihilating” Israel, an announcement that comes just weeks after the Trump administration designated the entire IRGC as a terrorist entity.
Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R. Wyo.) applauded President Donald Trump’s decision to zero out Iranian oil exports.
The regime in Iran is the Iranian people’s worst enemy, bringing a proud, eminently capable nation down to the dregs of civilization through its brutality and incompetence.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered a harsh rebuke of hardline Republican members of Congress who he accused of “grandstanding” on the issue of Iran as they seek to push the State Department to end a series of sanctions waivers packages that have permitted Iran to engage in sensitive nuclear work and continue its lucrative oil trade.
A delegation of Republican House lawmakers petitioned the State Department not to continue issuing sanctions waivers that have permitted Iran to continue engaging in its lucrative oil trade, yet another salvo in an ongoing battle between the Trump administration and Congress.
Iranian leaders have authorized and begun spinning a set of advanced nuclear centrifuges to mark the country’s Iran National Nuclear Day, which leaders said is in honor “of all the jihadi efforts of our country’s nuclear industrialists.”