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Trump’s bluster

Print edition : March 16, 2018

President Donald Trump speaks about the Iran nuclear deal in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on October 13, 2017. Photo: Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iranian Supreme Leader, at a meeting in Tehran on October 18, 2017. He urged Europe to do more to back the 2015 nuclear deal after President Donald Trump refused to recertify the pact. Photo: AP

Donald Trump wants to withdraw from the nuclear deal the U.S. and other countries signed with Iran. But it is unlikely that he can move a maximalist agenda against Iran as other major powers are not keen on it.
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