US Sanctions Thai Company, Saying it Helped Blacklisted Iran Airline

The Trump administration revealed a new round of sanctions against companies related to Iran’s “terrorist-affiliated airline,” saying international corporations were illegally aiding the Tehran-based carrier. “This Thailand-based company has disregarded numerous U.S. warnings, issued publicly and delivered bilaterally to the Thai government, to sever ties with Mahan Air,” said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. “This action…

Trump Sent Clear Message to Europe on Iran When Firing Tillerson

President Donald Trump sent a clear message to European allies and senior administration officials Tuesday when he fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson:  the President remains steadfast on implementing his strategy to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons, even if it means dismantling the 2015 Iran nuclear deal established by President Obama, sources told this reporter. Trump,…