US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the international nuclear deal with Iran and his tightening of sanctions against Tehran are an extension of a “Zionist foreign policy” that is isolating Washington, a US academic and analyst says.
The reimposition of US economic sanctions against Iran will harm Iran’s economy but the Islamic Republic will “thrive” in the long run, said James Fetzer, a retired professor of philosophy at the University of Minnesota.
“It’s going to be tough on Iran economically, but that the nation will survive and thrive and continue to be an example for the rest of the world,” Fetzer said in an interview with Press TV on Friday
Russia, China, and “most of the European Union are very, very disenchanted with the US withdrawing from the Iran nuclear agreement,” he added.
“Unfortunately these moves for sanctions, which have no basis whatsoever, are indefensible and purely political and appear to…