Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps has assumed control of the defense of the Persian Gulf. The IAEA’s nuclear inspections are at a “dead end” after Iran halted cooperation. China said no further sanctions will be imposed by the UN. The head of Iran’s chamber of commerce said current sanctions have hit the economy hard.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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