U.S. Issues New Sanctions on Iran in Response to Test Missile Launch

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National Security Adviser Michael Flynn answers questions in the briefing room of the White House February 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. Flynn said the White House is 'officially putting Iran on notice' for a recent missile test and support for Houthi rebels in Yemen. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

On Friday morning the Trump administration announced new sanctions on Iran, in response to Iran's test launch of a missile on Sunday and after a week of tense back-and-forth comments between the two countries. We discuss the state of U.S.-Iran relations under President Trump and the fate of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.


Abbas Milani, director of Iranian studies, Stanford University; author, "The Shah"

Phil Ewing, NPR's national security editor