Iran Sanctions

Politically Short

On May 8, 2018, President Trump announced his decision to cease the United States’ participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and to begin re-imposing the U.S. nuclear-related sanctions on Iran that were lifted to effectuate the JCPOA sanctions relief, following 90-day and 180-day wind-down periods. It is important to remember that Iran advanced its march across the Middle East during the JCPOA. As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo noted back in May, “the Iranian government used the sanctions relief from the JCPOA to spend its newfound treasure fueling proxy wars across the Middle East and lining the pockets of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Hizballah, Hamas, and the Houthis.”

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Author: Lisa the Infidel

I am an #Infidel - born and bred North Carolina.

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