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conventional power. A sanction-based policy, on the other hand, can alleviate these concerns and address more immediate threats by allowing the US and its allies to reevaluate a plan for curbing the longer-term threat of a nuclear Iran. 1. Mark Landler, “Trump Abandons Iran Nuclear Deal He Long Scorned,” The New York Times, May 8, 2018. 2. “Remarks by the President on the Iran Nuclear Deal,” American University, obamawhitehouse. archives.gov/the-press-office/2015/08/05/ remarks-president-iran-nuclear-deal. (August 15, 2015). 3. Jeff Seldin, Steve Herman, and Nike Ching, “IAEA: ‘No Credible Indications’ of Iran Nuclear Weapons Activity After 2009,” VOA, May 2, 2018. 4. Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate, Economic Sanctions, Effectiveness as Tools of Foreign Policy, United States General Accounting Office, https://www.gao.gov/assets/160/151591. pdf. (February 1992). 5. Ali Arouzi and Brinley Bruton, “Iran Launches Missiles at Syria, but Message Is Aimed at U.S., Israel,” NBCNews, October 1, 2018. 6. John Irish, “Europe Licks Wounds as Saudi Arabia and Israel Hail Trump on Iran,” Reuters, May 9, 2018. 7. David S. Jonas and Dyllan M. Taxman, “JCP-NoWay: A Critique of the Iran Nuclear Deal as a Non-Legally-Binding Political Commitment,” J. Nat’l Sec., Law & Policy 9 (2017): 589.

8. Thomas Moore, “The Case for Dumping the Iran Deal,” War on the Rocks, https://

warontherocks.com/2015/07/the-case-fordumping-the-iran-deal/. (July 16, 2015). 9. Takeyh Ray, “The Nuclear Deal Is Iran’s Legal Path to the Bomb,” Politico, https://www.politico.com/magazine/ story/2017/09/22/iran-nuclear-dealbomb-215636, September 22, 2017. 10. Iran Business Risk, “Key Failings of the Iran Nuclear Deal,” American Coalition Against Nuclear Iran, https://www. unitedagainstnucleariran.com/whats-wrongwith-iran-nuclear-deal. (2008-2019). 11. Ibid 12. Ibid 13. Times of Israel Staff, “Top Iranian general vows to ‘annihilate’ Israel,” https://www. timesofisrael.com/top-iranian-general-vowsto-wipe-out-annihilate-israel/. (January 10, 2019).

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