The president warned that sanctions were coming. What did the Treasury Department do—and how are the parties to the Iran deal responding?
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Thoughts on the ICJ’s Decision in Iran v United States and the Trump Administration’s Treaty Withdrawals
The U.S. decision to withdraw from the Treaty of Amity is a prudent, though regrettable, response to Iran's abuse of the treaty. But the withdrawal from the 1961 Optional Protocol to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations is an overreaction.
To prevent direct confrontation, Israel will need to create a more stable deterrence situation in the region.
The unanimous order from the International Court of Justice indicates limited provisional measures that fall short of the full relief sought by Iran.
On Wednesday, Oct. 3, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued an order establishing certain provisional measures in relation to Iran's claim that the U.S. reimposition of sanctions following President Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal violated international law. Specifically, the ICJ ordered that sanctions on Iran's importation of humanitarian goods and goods and services necessary for the safety of civil aviation be lifted until it reaches a final decision on the merits.
Iran's skeptical leadership might decide it would be helpful to sit down with Trump on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in September.
Treaties and Irrelevance: Understanding Iran’s Suit Against the U.S. for Reimposing Nuclear Sanctions
How international law and precedent relate to the case Tehran brought to the International Court of Justice this month.
On Tuesday, Iran filed a complaint against the U.S. before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), seeking to enjoin the reinstatement of U.S. nuclear sanctions following President Trump's withdrawal from the JCPOA. The press release announcing the complaint is below. On Tuesday, Iran filed a complaint against the U.S. before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in which Iran seeks to enjoin the reinstatement of U.S. nuclear sanctions following President Trump's withdrawal from the JCPOA. The press release announcing the complaint is below.
Governments that believe proxy wars will let them have their cake and eat it too should think again.
The Obama administration made the Iran deal in a way it knew was easy for its successor to break.