On Iran Deal, Trump Distances Himself from Obama

By General Michael Hayden

General Michael V. Hayden is a retired four-star General in the United States Air Force; he served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2006-2009 and as Director of the National Security Agency from 1999-2005.

On Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump announced he would not re-certify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal signed in 2015, calling it “one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into.”

Trump also announced the U.S. will be designating Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)  for supporting terrorist groups, as well as instructing the intelligence community to verify if Iran is assisting North Korea’s nuclear program.

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