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Iran Update: Agreement Breached, Oil Tanker Seized, Security Leadership Shuffled

July 17, 2019

Episode Notes:

Over the last week, Iran has breached parts of the JCPOA, apparently seized a UAE oil tanker, and has made some leadership changes in its security apparatus.

Saeid Golkar, Assistant Professor in Political Science at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, Senior Fellow on Iran Policy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and author of the book, Captive Society: Basij Militia and Social Control in Iran, joins the WarCast to sort through the events.

[ 0:17 ] Introduction
[ 0:58 ] How Iran has breached the deal and why
[ 2:59 ] A "small window of time to salvage the Iran nuclear deal
[ 5:59 ] How the regime is adapting to survive

Twitter: @SaeidGolkar

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