Iran Was Violating the Nuclear Deal Even Before the U.S. Withdrew

July 24 2019

To read the critics of the Trump administration’s current Iran policy, one might think that Tehran had fully observed the terms of the 2015 agreement until well after the U.S. renounced it, or even that it has not yet violated the terms at all. Not so, writes Emily Landau. While the Islamic Republic abided by limits on how much uranium it could enrich and on the size of its stockpiles of heavy water and already-enriched uranium, it violated the deal in ways that are in fact of greater concern, among them:

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More about: Iran, Iran nuclear program, Trump, U.S. Foreign policy

Israel’s Naval Shadow War with Iran Comes Out into the Open

April 9 2021

Wednesday night, Israeli planes struck a weapons depot outside Damascus, reportedly killing three pro-Iran fighters. While such attacks have become both routine and widely known, the IDF has also been fighting the Islamic Republic at sea, a fact only recently brought to public attention because of an explosion on an Iranian military vessel on Tuesday. Ron Ben Yishai explains:

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More about: Iran, Israeli Security, Naval strategy, US-Israel relations