Trump Plans to Decertify Iran Nuclear Deal

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Dandelion Salad

Updated: Oct. 7, 2017

TheRealNews on Oct 5, 2017

Before decertifying the Iran nuclear deal, the US should approach the UN Security Council and the P5+1 with evidence that Iran is not in compliance, this is a multilateral deal says Professor Vijay Prashad.


Trump Targets Iran Deal and Hints at War

TheRealNews on Oct 6, 2017

Amid news he will go to Congress to de-certify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, Donald Trump called a gathering of military leaders Thursday night “the calm before the storm.” We speak to Trita Parsi, president of the National Iranian-American Council.


Updated: Oct. 7, 2017

US portrays Iran as main hegemonic power bringing disorder in the Middle East

with Gareth Porter
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Oct. 7, 2017

RT America on Oct 6, 2017

Gareth Porter, investigative journalist & national security policy analyst, tells RT Iran never had a goal to get nuclear weapons. From the 1980s, Iran participated in agreements to avoid weapons of mass destruction – that’s their fundamental policy. He talks about US picturing Iran as a main power bringing disorder in the Middle East.

Gareth Porter, an investigative historian and journalist specialising in U.S. national security policy, received the UK-based Gellhorn Prize for journalism for 2011 for articles on the U.S. war in Afghanistan. He is the author of the newly published Manufactured Crisis: the Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare. He can be contacted at

from the archives:

Korea Solution Needs US to Sign a Peace Treaty by Finian Cunningham + Wilkerson: Trump a ‘Diplomatic Fiasco’ at the UN

Vijay Prashad: Trump is Setting Up a Dangerous Confrontation With Iran + Saudi Arabia Set to Execute 14 Protesters

Sanctions Are Crimes, Not Law Enforcement by David Swanson

How a Weaker Iran Got the Hegemon to Lift Sanctions by Gareth Porter