Hilary Hurd

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Hilary Hurd is a J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School. She previously worked for Transparency International as their U.S.-defense lead and global advocacy manager. She has an M.Phil. in International Relations from Cambridge University, an M.A. in Conflict, Security, and Development from King’s College London, and a B.A. in Politics and Russian Studies from the University of Virginia. She was a 2013 Marshall Scholar.

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U.S. Reimposes the Second Round of Iran Sanctions

The U.S. has officially pulled its second foot out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly called the Iran deal, a multilateral treaty concluded in 2015 by the U.S., U.K., Germany, France, China, EU, and Russia to halt Iran’s development of nuclear weapons. On Monday, the Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Iran’s energy, shipping, shipbuilding, and financial sectors—thus fulfilling Trump’s May 8 announcement that the U.S. would reimpose the sanctions that had been in place prior to the Iran deal.