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U.S. Withdraws From 1955 Treaty Normalizing Relations With Iran

October 4, 2018
David Sanger, Edward Wong | The New York Times
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Wednesday that the United States was pulling out of a six-decade-old treaty with Iran that had provided a basis for normalizing relations between the two countries, including diplomatic and economic exchanges.
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Trump and Iran leader swap taunts as sanctions loom

July 24, 2018
Nancy Youssef, Jessica Donati | The Wall Street Journal
The Trump administration exchanged threats with Iran, turning to a longstanding security concern and a top foreign-policy focus of President Donald Trump’s key supporters.
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Trump warns Iran in late night tweet

July 23, 2018
Eamon Javers | CNBC
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports President Trump warns Iran to "never ever threaten the U.S. again."
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U.S. Wants to Restart Nuclear Talks With Iran, but Hasn’t Budged on Demands

May 19, 2018
David Sanger | The New York Times
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will outline a new strategy on Monday for constraining Iran, centered around a demand that the United States’ European allies have already rejected: that Tehran enter negotiations in a new deal that would permanently ban Iran from any substantive manufacturing of nuclear fuel and, in turn, forever cut off a pathway to building a bomb.
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Trump presses Arab allies to do more to counter Iran

May 11, 2018
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Trump sent two private letters to Middle East allies in recent weeks complaining that the United States has spent too much money in the region and urging them to pick up more of the burden as part of a coalition to counter Iran’s influence, a person familiar with them said Thursday.
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Trump bets sanctions will force Iran to bargain. There’s no plan B.

May 10, 2018
David Sanger | The New York Times
President Trump said on Wednesday that he expects Iran to continue to comply with the terms of the 2015 deal that limits Tehran’s nuclear program, even as the United States violates it by reimposing what he called “among the strongest sanctions that we’ve ever put on a country.”
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No longer held back by his advisers, Trump puts his imprint on foreign policy

May 9, 2018
Peter Baker | The New York Times
The relative caution that constrained President Trump for much of his first year in office has been cast aside, and an emboldened commander in chief is finally reshaping foreign policy to reflect the “America First” philosophy he promised during his campaign.
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