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Iran’s Nuclear Question

The time has come again for renewed negotiations to take place with Iran, with relation to the nuclear aspirations of the country. The recent election of Rouhani, a reformist candidate, has blossomed hope in both the people of Iran and policy makers of the western world; but it has not led to an easing of sanctions. The U.S has remained robust with its approach to Iran, having recently even banned Press TV, in the hope that slowly Iran will abandon its pursuit of nuclear weapons for improved relations, and an easing of, most importantly, the economic sanctions that are seemingly devastating the economy; having led to over 30% inflation and an estimated 40% of the population living below the poverty line.  Continue reading