Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei recently accused the United States of failing to honor pledges in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Citing “the futility of negotiations with the Americans,” he distanced himself from the nuclear deal he once supported.
Coming just weeks after the one-year anniversary of the agreement, his charge is just another in an escalating war of words from Tehran that reminds the world that the “era of good feelings” promised by U.S. negotiators never came to pass. Nor have Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
Tehran’s change in tune should come as no surprise. Intelligence reports have long warned that the regime continued its attempts to obtain illicit nuclear material right up to the brink of implementation of the deal.… Seguir leyendo »