The U.S. sanctions five Iranian nationals in connection with a plan to provide Houthi rebels in Yemen with ballistic missiles.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed the Iranian regime, warning them the strongest sanctions in history will be applied to their nation if it restarts it’s nuclear program.
The EU and Iran kick off intensive weeks of talks to keep the nuclear deal in place even as the U.S. imposes new sanctions. One America’s Kendra Sitton has the report
The Taliban continues its insurgency in Afghanistan with an assault on Farah City.
Senator Lindsey Graham is warning European allies against upholding the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says he is still committed to the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Today, Rouhani commented after previously expressing his skepticism regarding the remaining countries in the deal.
Days after the Iranian leader expressed doubt about the future of the deal, European leaders such as President Emmanuel Macron of France, Angela Merkel of Germany and Theresa May of Britain all spoke about their commitment to the deal, despite U.S. withdrawal last week.
Dr. Victoria Coates, Senior Director of Strategic Assessments of the president’s National Security Council, told One America News that the administration made no concession in order to obtain the release of the three Americans previously being held by the North Korean regime. Dr. Coates also said there were no promise of concessions immediately following the release or leading up to the June 12th Summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un in Singapore.
The President’s National Security Advisor Ambassador John Bolton proclaimed emphatically, “we are out of the deal,” as he briefed reporters on the details of the U.S. exit from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Moments after President Trump made the historic announcement from the Diplomatic Room of the White House, Bolton defined for reporters next steps for the administration and immediate re-introduction of sanctions.
While much of the nation’s attentions has been focused on national security threats posed by North Korea and Iran, a California congressman is speaking out about the risks associated with the recent lease of a Delaware port to a company with Iraqi ties. One America’s John Hines has more from Washington.