NBC: Halie Soifer: Trump’s new Iran sanctions are as erratic as everything else he’s done so far

June 25, 2019
By Halie Soifer, executive director, Jewish Democratic Council of America

The recent escalation with Iran has laid bare the risk of electing a president with no commitment to truth or the ability to think strategically. Reckless decisions such as Trump’s unilateral withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal have isolated the United States from its allies, and strengthened the Iranian and American hardliners who want conflict, including those in the Trump administration.