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U.S. calls on Iran to halt support for ‘destabilizing forces’

Reuel Marc Gerecht
20th May 2017 - Quoted by Yeganeh Torbati and Jonathan Landay - Reuters

The re-election of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is unlikely to change the skepticism with which he is viewed by the Trump administration as the public face of a government opposed to U.S. interests and allies in the Middle East, former U.S. officials and analysts said.

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"I think the Trump administration will remain pretty consistent on this issue. So I don't expect any change" in U.S. policy toward Iran, said Reuel Marc Gerecht, a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and a former CIA Iran specialist.

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