Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Trump Reverses the Obama Doctrine on Iran


In the past few days, thousands of Iranians have marched against the terrorist regime in Tehran. As of this writing, twelve of these Iranians have been murdered by the country’s Revolutionary Guard. Trump has tweeted his support for the protesters, spoken out in their favor, and made clear that he’d love to see them topple the regime itself. Contrast Trump’s behavior with that of the Obama administration, which deliberately ignored anti-regime protests in 2009, choosing instead to cozy favor with the regime and maximize Tehran’s regional power. The administration even went so far as to give Tehran a legal pathway to a nuclear weapon. Obama stated that while he was “troubled” by violence against the protesters, it was “up to Iranians to make decisions about who Iran’s leaders will be,” and he hoped “to avoid the United States being the issue inside of Iran.”

Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/455039/donald-trump-reverses-obama-doctrine-foreign-policy-response-iranian-protests ... MOREhttp://www.nationalreview.com/article/455039/donald-trump-reverses-obama-doctrine-foreign-policy-response-iranian-protests
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