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“If the White House plays its cards right, Iran could be backing itself into a corner”

USA TODAY How to turn Iran’s tanker mischief against the Islamic republic by Ilan Berman June 19, 2019 …The White House can use Iran’s latest provocation (and widespread fears of additional ones to come) to erect a multilateral security architecture … Continue reading

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“The FATF must make good on its threats and finally — after three years of waiting — declare that Iran is a toxic entity in the global financial system and re-impose countermeasures”

ORLANDO SENTINEL Failing to blacklist Iranian banks could have bigger consequences by Jeb Bush, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Mark Wallace June 19, 2019 Iran, the world’s leading state-sponsor of terrorism, has lied to global financial policymakers for three years about its … Continue reading

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Iran will keep violating nuclear accord until banking, oil rights restored

FREE BEACON Iran Will Restart Contested Nuclear Work Unless Cash ‘Demands Are Met’ by Adam Kredo May 29, 2019 Top Iranian leaders issued a series of warnings on Tuesday, telling world leaders it is on the brink of restarting a … Continue reading

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We must remember constantly that because we are modern, liberal, democratic, and above all, Jews, we are seen as the “Other” in the Arab world surrounding us

ISRAEL INSTITUTE FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES Beware of Middle Eastern Politics by Mordechai Kedar May 12, 2019 …We must be aware of the fact that the rapprochement with the Saudis and the United Arab Emirates is solely due to the Iranian … Continue reading

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Due to Iran sanctions imposed by Trump “Hezbollah, the best funded and most senior of Tehran’s proxies, has seen a sharp fall in its revenue and is being forced to make draconian cuts to its spending”

WASHINGTON POST Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah, and it hurts by Suzan Haidamous May 18, 2019 The powerful Lebanese Hezbollah militia has thrived for decades on generous cash handouts from Iran, spending lavishly on benefits for its fighters, … Continue reading

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“Obama’s attempt to make Tehran an ally against ISIS has backfired. Trump needs to ditch that approach to keep Iran in check and prevent an ISIS resurgence”

TABLET MAG A New Strategy to Counter Iran’s Growing Power by Omar Hossino May 15, 2019 …While ISIS has been defeated, Iran has filled the vacuum and now holds sway over vast stretches of the northern Middle East. As ISIS’s … Continue reading

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Iran Judo: We’ll stop throwing matches with Israel

TIMES OF ISRAEL Iranian judo agrees to end decades-long boycott of Israeli athletes by Joshua Davidovich May 12, 2019 In a historic move, Iranian judo officials have agreed to stop boycotting Israeli athletes on the mat, ending a practice that … Continue reading

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