Iran ‘Blackmailing’ U.S. for Greater Nuke Concessions

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Anti-corruption summit. US Secretary of State John Kerry listens during a panel discussion at the Anti-Corruption Summit held at Lancaster House, London. Picture date: Thursday May 12, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Corruption. Photo credit should read: Frank Augstein/PA Wire URN:26306585

– May 24, 2016

The Obama administration is taking steps to aid and please Iran far beyond U.S. commitments under last summer’s nuclear accord, according to experts, who warned Tuesday during testimony on Capitol Hill that the White House is becoming “dangerously close to becoming Iran’s trade promotion and business development authority.”

The Obama administration’s efforts to boost Iran’s economy and resurrect its financial sector are not required under the comprehensive nuclear agreement, yet the White House is undertaking this role to soothe relations with the Islamic Republic, nuclear experts told the Senate Banking Committee.