Iran

A Planned Announcement

A big announcement from President Trump later today on the future of the Iran nuclear deal.

President Trump’s announcement today at the White House is still a secret. He has long been critical of what President Obama saw as a foreign policy achievement: an effort to get Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions in exchange for sanctions relief, a trade-off that would help lift Iran’s economy. Faced with one of the Iran deal’s many certification deadlines,…

Iran Deal Ire

Leaders overseas react to what could happen if President Trump pulled out of the Iran deal.

It’s the start of a tense week for world leaders. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu told journalists that an agreement that enables Iran to keep and hide all its nuclear weapons know-how is a horrible deal. He said it must be fixed or nixed, warning that if nothing is done Iran will have a nuclear arsenal. He also told his…

Clemson graduate returns to the Upstate after travel ban halted

The recent objection to President Trump’s travel ban by the Department of Homeland Security and US Federal Judges will allow people with visas to re-enter the US that were previously denied. One of those travelers returning home? Clemson graduate Nazanin Zinouri says she is very thankful to be back on US soil. Family, friends, and members of the Upstate community have rallied…

South Carolina woman banned from returning to US

A Clemson graduate is stuck overseas blocked from coming back to the US after Trump’s travel ban went into effect. A post on her Facebook page is going viral, getting over 200,000 shares over the weekend. Nazanin Zinouri was on vacation in Iran visiting family. When she heard of Trump’s immigration plan, she cut her trip short and hurried back…