US and Iran’s shadow boxing on diplomatic relations is delivering punches to Indian economy

The aggressive US posturing against Iran is nothing new. At times, the US has followed clenched-fist diplomacy in tackling its relations with Tehran. For over four decades, we have seen a complex, see-saw relationship evolve between US and Iran.

40 years ago, when Mohammad Reza Shah was in power, the US supported Iranian Nuclear programme. Later, in 2015, the then former US president Barack Obama signed the historic nuclear deal with Iran. The current US government under president Donald Trump tore up the deal and has ratcheted up sanctions on Iran with an apparent intention of crushing its economy.

International relations expert David Wearing best describes Trump’s posturing in UK’s The Guardian as “… a reckless, incoherent policy” whose “implications go beyond the threat of a major war and consequent worldwide economic crash”. Read More

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