HESHMAT ALAVI is a political and rights activist covering issues focusing on Iran, ranging from human rights violations, social crackdown, the regime’s support for terrorism and meddling in foreign countries, and the controversial nuclear program.

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President Obama's overtures to Tehran were disastrous. The Trump Administration must act now to stop Iran from creating a functioning nuclear weapon, but it may already prove too late.

Heshmat Alavi August 2, 2017