Secretary Michael R. Pompeo attends the UN Security Council meeting on Iran at the United Nations, in New York City on December 12, 2018.

After the Deal: A New Iran Strategy

We’ll continue to work with allies to counter the regime’s destabilizing activities in the region, block their financing of terror, and address Iran’s proliferation of missiles and other advanced weapons systems that threaten peace and stability.

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Lines of Effort:

  • We will apply unprecedented financial pressure on the Iranian regime. The leaders in Tehran will have no doubt about our seriousness.
  • We will work closely with the Department of Defense and our regional allies to deter Iranian aggression.
  • We will also advocate tirelessly for the Iranian people. The regime must improve how it treats its citizens. It must protect the human rights of every Iranian. It must cease wasting Iran’s wealth abroad.

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