In just a few hours (tentatively scheduled for 12:30p) President Trump will give a speech about Iran. Rather than focus solely on the JCPOA Iran deal, the President will present a comprehensive strategy about how the United States will deal with the rogue nation and best protect the American people. The White House has provided an overview of the strategy which I’ve laid out and added context below. When the President addresses the nation later today, he will not only discuss the objectives and the strategies reflected below but will add some of the tactical elements he will propose to reach those objectives. And while not yet mentioned by the White House strategy piece, it is still expected that part of his address will include his decision not to certify the Iran deal.
According to the White House, this new Iran strategy was developed in consultation with the national security