Iran has been continuing its series of blatant measures in defiance of norms accepted as standard by the international community, all as the Trump administration continues to weigh on blacklisting the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC). Iran has gone as far as pledging to launch “roaring missiles” in response to threats. To this day, several ballistic missile launches – capable of delivering nuclear payloads – have been Tehran’s report card.
A bad deal
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei poses for a portrait in a session to deliver his message for the Iranian New Year, Iran, on March 20, 2017. (AP)