You do not know who or what to believe from official statements issued by Washington regarding the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Syrian regime or Iran. There is an exceptional statement from a U.S. official that is new in content, but due to its ambiguity we cannot rely on it. A senior Treasury official told Chatham House in London that the United States considers Iran, even without a nuclear capability, a threat to Europe and the world.
The Americans thought lifting sanctions would moderate Iranian policy, but it is waging more wars in the region.Abdulrahman al-Rashed
In short, he believes there is no benefit in reforming Iran’s behavior. This is what we have been saying from the start. Since the Treasury is one of the most important ministries and executive institutions of the U.S. government, we can consider the statement an important modification even if it does not represent a full retreat in U.S. policy toward Iran.