Despite growing tensions, Washington is unlikely to simply abandon the Iran nuclear deal, but will rather use sanctions and accusations to provoke the Islamic Republic into withdrawing from it, a former member of Iran’s National Security Council told RT.
If President Trump is honest in ending extremism, he has to stop supporting the Saudi war in Yemen, promoting Wahhabism as an ideology, and funding extremist groups, said Prof. Seyed Mohammad Marandi, political analyst at the University of Tehran.
Former Defense Secretary William Cohen told RT’s Larry King what he thinks of President Trump’s Cabinet picks, why he is uncomfortable with the president’s decision making, and what he thinks of putting Iran on notice.
Like the new US administration, NATO is willing to talk with Moscow, but only from a position of “strength,” alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said, while confirming that the alliance is continuing to develop its anti-missile shield on Russia’s borders.
This week Iran lost one its most senior revolutionary figureheads: Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. Hailed a hero and visionary by his contemporaries, the mainstream has nevertheless opted for slander to angle its forthcoming neocon argument better.