Sunday, February 5, 2017

5 Things You Need To Know About Trump's New Sanctions On Iran

The administration of President Donald Trump unleashed a new round of sanctions against Iran on Friday, following through on the administration's red line from earlier in the week.
What are the full details of the sanctions, and how will they affect the dynamic between the U.S. and Iran going forward? Here are five things you need to know about these new sanctions.
1. The sanctions are going to focus on crippling Iran's missile program. Former Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn, Trump's national security adviser, warned Iran that they would be put "on notice" for conducting a ballistic missile test, and the sanctions do just that.
According to CNN, the sanctions are slapped onto "25 individuals and companies connected to Iran's ballistic missile program and those providing support to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' Qods Force," which involved "three separate networks linked to supporting the missile program."
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