PressTV-‘Trump’s Iran decision could end American Empire’

US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal is going to be catastrophe for the very Empire that Trump says he is trying to protect, according to E. Michael Jones, an American scholar and political analyst in Indiana.

Jones, a writer, former professor, media commentator and the current editor of the Culture Wars magazine, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Wednesday, a day after Trump announced that he was pulling the US out of the nuclear agreement, formally called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JPCOA), which was negotiated and signed by his predecessor, Barack Obama.

In a televised speech from the White House, Trump also said that he would reinstate nuclear sanctions on Iran. “We will be instituting the highest level of economic sanctions.”

Trump’s decision risked alienating America’s European allies who warned the administration that the JPCOA was a…

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