The United States and the other powers who signed the infamous “Iran deal” are in a major bind.
Former President Obama wanted a world without nuclear weapons, and the 2015 nuclear weapons agreement with Iran had the intention of rolling back the Iranian nuclear program and setting up a stringent compliance program. But however well intentioned Obama’s policies were, they haven’t stopped Iran from continuing to make aggressive moves that violate the spirit of the agreement and taking advantage of concessions that have rendered Ayatollah Khamenei, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), and the Quds Force more dangerous than ever.
These Iranian entities now have a “Shia crescent,” fortified with Iranian generals, Shia militias, and Hezb’allah enforcing the new Middle East. The architect and face of Tehran’s Middle East ambitions and newfound global […]