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September 19, 2020
Trump steps up Iran fight in final election stretch
Source: The Hill
Journalist Rebecca Kheel
President Trump is ramping up a fight with both Iran and U.S. allies with just weeks to go before the presidential election.
The Trump administration insists all United Nations sanctions against Iran will come back into effect Saturday night and has vowed to enforce them even though the vast majority of the Security Council has rejected the United States’ authority to reimpose the sanctions.
The gambit could trigger an escalation with Iran in the final stretch of the election, and risks shining a spotlight on the administration’s increasing isolation on the world stage — though the election could also mean countries stay in a holding pattern until then.
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