Iran regime has become its own worst enemy

It has long been evident that the Iranian regime is desperate for the revival of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal. This is due to the regime’s financial hardship and the significant pressure it is facing inside the country.

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Maybe Europe should not try to save the Iran Deal

Following the Vienna meetings, there is optimism, particularly from the EU and the UK, that Iran’s and the US’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal can be restored. But according to former European Parliament Vice President Alejo Vidal-Quadras, they have not spent long enough considering whether this should is the best outcome, especially given Iran’s provocations since the deal was signed.

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Iran seeking to develop networks inside the US

Calling Iran a “regional menace” and pointing to prospects of increased violence between Israel and Tehran, the new US threat assessment report of 2021 released on Tuesday portrays a set of complex challenges for Washington in the Middle East and in countering Russia and China.

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Why dealing with Iran is a non-starter

On Friday, April 2 all the signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal except the US – that is, the EU, Russia, China, the UK, France, Germany and Iran – met in Brussels and, with the knowledge and acquiescence of Washington, agreed to set up talks in Vienna in the week commencing April 6, in an effort to rescue the Iran nuclear deal that Donald Trump abandoned almost three years ago.

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