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Iran's next president gives Biden a new nuclear headache

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Iran has chosen a new president, which means Joe Biden faces a new dilemma.
Ebrahim Raisi, the victor in Iran's recent, tightly controlled election, is not just any hardline Iranian politician. He stands accused of an array of human rights abuses, including the mass killing of political dissidents, and former President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on him. Now, Biden and top aides, led by U.S. special envoy for Iran Robert Malley, are facing pressure over whether to lift the sanctions on Raisi as they negotiate with Iran to revive the 2015 nuclear deal.
Hawkish former U.S. officials and...
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What Iran's New President Could Mean For The Iran Nuclear Deal

What Iran's New President Could Mean For The Iran Nuclear Deal

1 month ago   |   By NPR

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Vali Nasr about what role Iran's newly elected president might play in efforts to revive U.S. participation in the Iran Nuclear Deal.
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