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Five Myths About President Trump’s Withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal (May 14, 2019)

Center for Security Policy By Fred Fleitz May 8, 2019 marked the one-year anniversary of one of President Trump’s most important foreign policy decisions – withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, the JCPOA. This was a controversial decision

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Understanding the Surge in Tensions with Iran (NRO, 5/9/19)

NATIONAL REVIEW May 9, 2019 By Fred Fleitz Tehran’s new threats are a sign that U.S. policy is working. Over the weekend, the White House announced it was sending an aircraft-carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in

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Trump Dumps Iran Deal — Hallelujah (NRO, 5/9/18)

NATIONAL REVIEW By Andrew McCarthy The Iran deal empowered the totalitarians. Trump’s exit squeezes them. resident Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal is the greatest boost for American and global security in decades. If you think that is an

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Fred Fleitz: Obama ‘Blatantly Ignored’ Iran’s Nuclear Violations (Newsmax, 5/5/18)

Newsmax.com By David Patten At least one U.S. national-security expert was unfazed by Israeli Prime Minister’s revelations of a treasure trove of intelligence data documenting Iran’s rogue program to develop nuclear weapons. Fred Fleitz, a long-time CIA officer and congressional

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Trump Should Kill the Iran Nuclear Deal, for the Dissidents and Protesters (NRO, 1/8/18)

NATIONAL REVIEW By Fred Fleitz It endangers global security and bolsters a brutal theocratic regime. President Trump will make some important decisions this month that could not only end the controversial 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran but also convey America’s

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Trump was right to put the Iran nuclear deal on death row (Fox News Opinion, 10/27/17)

FoxNewsOpinion.com By Fred Fleitz President Trump was right to sharply criticize the 2015 international nuclear agreement with Iran Friday and say that Congress and other nations must set stricter conditions for Iranian behavior in order to keep the U.S. from

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45 National Security Experts Urge Trump to Withdraw From Iran Deal (Wash. Free Beacon, 9/21/17)

Washington Free Beacon September 21, 2017 By Charles Fain LehmanA group of 45 national security experts signed a letter released Tuesday that calls on President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.The letter, released by the Center for Security Policy,

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The Iran Deal’s Backers Are Getting Desperate (NRO, 9/13/17)

Don’t be fooled by their misleading arguments for remaining a party to this terrible agreement. NATIONAL REVIEW By Fred Fleitz — September 13, 2017 Supporters of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, otherwise known as the JCPOA, are worried. They

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H. R. McMaster Adjusts His Arguments to Keep the U.S. in Iran Nuclear Deal (NRO, 8/8/17)

National Review By Fred Fleitz — August 8, 2017 Three weeks ago, on July 17, I posted in The Corner concerning a startling statement by National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster during a phone conference on the Trump administration’s decision to certify

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McMaster Outlines Hillary Clinton–Like Approach to Certification of Iran Nuclear Deal (NRO, 7/17/17)

McMaster Outlines Hillary Clinton–Like Approach to Certification of Iran Nuclear Deal National Review By Fred Fleitz — July 17, 2017 At a noon conference call today on how the Trump administration plans to certify the nuclear deal with Iran (the

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