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On Iran, Trump does the right thing and rebukes the State Department ‘swamp’ (Fox Opinion, 4/22/17)

On Iran, Trump does the right thing and rebukes the State Department ‘swamp’ By Fred Fleitz Published April 22, 2017 Fox News Earlier this week, I wrote in Fox News Opinion how State Department careerists – part of the so-called

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Heritage Foundation Panel on future of Iran nuclear deal (2/21/17)

Fred Fleitz, former IAEA official Olli Heinonen, Institute for Science and International Security Presideny David Albright speak to a Heritage Foundation panel chaired by Heritage senior fellow James Phillips on the future of the nuclear deal with Iran.  

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Yes, Trump’s Going to Dump the Iran Deal (11/14/16)

NATIONAL REVIEW By Fred Fleitz In the days following Donald Trump’s victory, a variety of experts — mostly Trump critics — pronounced that, despite Trump’s frequent statements during the presidential campaign that the July 2015 nuclear deal with Iran is

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Former New York Times Reporter Declares Thou Shalt Not Criticize Obama’s Iran Deal (NRO 10/26/16)

National Review By Fred Fleitz In an October 23 Washington Post book review, former New York Times reporter Elaine Sciolino is sharply critical of a new book on Iran by Wall Street Journal writer Jay Solomon, The Iran Wars, because

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Another Day, Another Secret Obama Side Deal with Iran (NRO, 9/30/16)

NATIONAL REVIEW By Fred Fleitz — September 30, 2016 According to a September 30 Wall Street Journal article, the Obama administration signed a secret agreement with Iran to lift U.N. sanctions from two Iranian banks — Bank Sepah and Bank

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First anniversary of Iran nuclear deal marred by massive cheating (Fox News 7/14/16)

The Iran nuclear deal is national security fraud

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Did the Obama Administration Backtrack on the IAEA’s Dumbed-Down Iran Reporting? (NRO 3/10/16)

NATIONAL REVIEW By Fred Fleitz Yesterday, I wrote in National Review that International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reports on Iran’s nuclear program have been dumbed down by the July 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and will not give specifics on

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In Yet Another Secret Side Deal, Iran’s Nuclear Violations Won’t Be Publicly Disclosed (NRO 3/9/16)

NATIONAL REVIEW By Fred Fleitz On Monday, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director general Yukiya Amano explained what had up to this point been a mystery: namely, why its recent reports on Iran’s nuclear program have been so vague and contain

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Iran Conducts Missile Tests — But Will Get No More Than a Slap on the Wrist (National Review 3/8/16)

NATIONAL REVIEW By Fred Fleitz According to press reports, Iran tested several ballistic missiles over the last few days. These reportedly were tactical and short-range missiles with ranges between 180 and 400 miles. Iran reportedly is planning to launch a

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Heritage Foundation Panel: Can the Iran Nuclear Deal Stand?

Congressman Ron DeSantis (R-FL), Heritage Foundation Senior Fellow James Phillips, Director of Research, Washington Institute for Near East Policy Patrick Clawson, and Center for Security Policy Senior Vice President Fred Fleitz discuss the latest information on the Iran nuclear deal.

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