Pompeo Unveils New Iran Strategy

President Trump plans to implement “unprecedented” sanctions pressure on Iran in order to force the regime to negotiate an end to its regional aggression, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.

“These will indeed end up being the strongest sanctions in history when we are complete,” Pompeo said Monday at the Heritage Foundation.

That would outstrip even the “maximum pressure” brought to bear on North Korea in a last-ditch effort to stop the tiny communist regime from acquiring the ability to deliver nuclear weapons to the United States. Pompeo, who denounced the 2015 nuclear deal for enabling Iran’s regional aggression, called for a new deal every bit as ambitious as the effort to convince North Korea to surrender its nuclear weapons.

“We’re not asking anything other than that Iranian behavior be consistent with global norms,” he said.


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