WASHINGTON (PNN) - July 30, 2019 - The President Donald Trump regime is about to disappoint a lot of people who see an easy path toward war with Iran, by allowing reason to prevail on international waivers for civil nuclear cooperation with Iran. The waivers will be renewed.
The waivers cover all five remaining parties of the P5+1 nuclear deal, and give Amerika’s blessing on those nations continuing to cooperate with Iran’s civilian program. Fascist Police States of Amerika Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Advisor John Bolton - both devout fascists - objected to the waivers being renewed.
However, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin noted that if the sanction waivers weren’t renewed, and all those nations stayed in the treaty, the FPSA would be setting itself up to have to start imposing sanctions against every permanent UN Security Council member, and Germany, and target a bunch of companies who got involved in projects when the FPSA was still party to the deal.
Needless to say, that would be a big problem for the FPSA, and Trump ultimately decided not to chance it. At the same time, Pompeo and Bolton both saw this as another big chance to worsen FPSA ties with Iran, continuing the two down a path to war that they’ve been long seeking.