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Rejoining the Iran Nuclear Deal Is Not Enough

Peter Beinart Jewish Currents
The Biden Administration has two stated goals: first, they want to reenter the 2015 nuclear deal. Second, they want to resist Iranian influence in the Middle East, which they consider singularly malevolent. This second goal is rarely questioned.

US Sanctions Are Designed to Kill

Kevin Cashman, Cavan Kharrazian Jacobin
Trump signing documents US sanctions are killing ordinary Iranians by the thousands. Through its control over the world banking system, America’s sanctioning power flouts international human rights law and poses a threat to the world.

America's 30-year Cold War with Iran: Manufacturing A Good Adversary

Gareth Porter Washington Spectator
The U.S. will ensure Iran will remain an adversary even if a nuclear agreement is reached. The false nuclear weapons narrative is the latest episode in the long-running drama of U.S. enmity toward Iran, which began three decades ago when Iran took U.S. diplomats hostage after the U.S. gave asylum to the Shah. Despite many other opportunities for cooperation, this cold war will continue solely because the U.S. has a vested interest in demonizing Iran.

US Accuses Israel of Spying on Nuclear Talks with Iran

Julian Borger, Mairav Zonszein, Sabrina Siddiquiin The Guardian
“It is one thing for the US and Israel to spy on each other. It is another thing for Israel to steal US secrets and play them back to US legislators to undermine US diplomacy,” the Wall Street Journal quoted a senior US official as saying.
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