While an agreement allowing Iranian pilgrims to join this year’s hajj is good news, this is no leap forward to future success for the regime in Tehran. Quite obvious is the fact that this regime is facing a new balance of power in the Middle East and across the globe as the Trump administration has begun overhauling his predecessor’s disastrous Iran appeasement policy that allowed Tehran ignite the entire region in flames.
Unprecedented tough language
Iranians gather during a speech by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in the holy city of Mashad, on March 21, 2017. (Reuters)