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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Trump Administration v. Iran
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
Some of what's below was from an interview with the Tehran Times on US relations with Iran, Trump's JCPOA pullout, and what's likely to follow.
Washington, Israel, and its US lobby have been hostile to Iran since 1979, why it's surprising Obama and those around him agreed to the JCPOA.
Trump and his team are more extremist. As a candidate, he promised to pull out of the agreement. The only campaign promises he kept were hugely negative ones for most people.
Heavy pressure from Israel, its lobby and neocons infesting Washington hostile to Iran got Trump to abandon the JCPOA.
He didn't read it and is ignorant of what's in it. Yet he acted contrary to what the vast majority of the world community supports.
The JCPOA is an international treaty adopted by its signatories and the Security Council unanimously, making it binding
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