Iran: ‘It makes little sense to lift an arms embargo on a regime that has steadily increased its violent behavior over the past year”

NEWSWEEK
Extend the Arms Embargo on Iran
by Richard Goldberg and Mark Dubowitz
May 7, 2020

In line with a request issued Monday by 387 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is preparing a diplomatic campaign to block one of the most damaging concessions enshrined by the Iran nuclear deal—namely, the lifting of the international arms embargo on Iran this coming October. Mr. Pompeo’s effort merits bipartisan support at home and allied support abroad—not only to counter Iran’s proxy war campaigns, but to stop Russia and China from shifting the balance of power in the Middle East. READ MORE

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