Economic pressure against Iran ratcheted up a notch on Monday when the United States reinstated yet another tranche of sanctions on the Islamic Republic, exactly 180 days after United States President Donald Trump announced his country’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. The sanctions are designed to cut off Iran’s ability to fund its global terrorist activities and to pressure Iran’s government to change course. But will they be effective? We address this question in our article “Will Sanctions Slow Iran’s Quest for Domination?”
Also, Shin Bet director Nadav Argaman addressed Israeli lawmakers this week about Hamas’s growing power in the West Bank. A strengthened Iranian-backed Hamas in the West Bank is laying the groundwork for the fulfillment of an important Bible prophecy.