Ian Eppler // 8/24/17 //
The Trump Administration is likely pushing for inspections of Iran’s military sites, which Iran will likely refuse, as a way to discredit the Iran nuclear deal,writes John Glaser (The Hill).
International law is not a guiding force in President Trump’s new Afghanistan strategy, argues Gabriella Blum at Lawfare.
The Trump administration is denying Egypt almost $100 million in aid and delaying $195 million in military funding because of the country’s links to North Korea and its human-rights record (NY Times).
U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley says that President Trump has not decided what next steps to take on the Iran nuclear deal (WaPo).
Federal prosecutors are also taking steps to target Chinese firms that are financially aiding the North Korean government (WSJ).
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has decided to withhold $195 million in military assistance to Egypt over human rights concerns (WaPo).
The Trump administration has publicly opposed the United Nations plans to make public a list of international firms conducting business in Israeli settlements (WaPo).