Anchal Vohra is a Beirut-based columnist for Foreign Policy and a freelance correspondent for Voice of America and Al Jazeera English. Biden has said that Trump’s Jerusalem recognition was ill-timed, absent an Israeli-Palestinian deal, but has also said he would not reverse it. In September, the UN’s nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, said Iran’s stockpile of uranium enriched to 4.5% had tripled to 2,105.4 kilograms, in breach of the deal and enough to create three bombs if Iran chose to purify the material to weapons-grade. Biden constantly cites combating bigotry and anti-Semitism specifically in his appearances. Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, tweeted, “What a spectacle! US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris deliver remarks in Wilmington, Delaware, on Nov. 7, 2020. WASHINGTON (JTA) — On Joe Biden’s first day as president, he plans to launch a task force to reunite children and parents separated at the country’s southern border. The Abraham Accords: Biden’s message since Tuesday has been unity. “It’s time for America to unite and to heal,” was his first post-announcement statement. Biden has faulted Trump for exiting the Iran nuclear deal.
When it comes to where the U.S. Embassy in Israel is located, for example, Biden has indicated that he has no intention to turn back the clock. ... November 2, 2020… Emhoff has been vocal about his Jewish identity, and it will be interesting to see how that plays out in a role that has been used to advance education initiatives. Trump pulled out of the accord two years ago and has since imposed sweeping economic sanctions to try to force Iran to accept a tougher deal that also limits its missile program and ambitions in the Middle East.
One component of the deal that would come off the table with a Biden presidency would be the eventual partial Israeli annexation of West Bank territory.
It’s one of several ways Biden has vowed to reverse policies put in place by President Donald Trump, and it’s important to many American Jews for whom immigration policy carries an emotional weight. Trump walked out of the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal in May 2018 and reimposed debilitating sanctions on the country. On other Israel issues, change is likely but exactly what a Biden administration will try to do is not yet clear. . Iran Nuclear Deal Hangs on an Election, And It’s Not in the U.S. Not so clear is whether Biden would want restrictions on Iran’s missile program and its regional adventurism rolled into a renewed deal.
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Some Democrats embrace the IHRA definition, but civil liberties groups fear that its use as an enforcement tool inhibits speech freedoms. Where the 2020 Candidates Stand on Iran Many candidates would rejoin the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. The Trump recognitions: Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and moved the U.S. Embassy to the city.
(Andrew Harnik by /POOL/AFP via Getty Images) ... Iran… Biden wants back in, in part because he wants to repair ties with Europe, and also because he believes the deal is the best means of keeping Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.
Iran: Biden has faulted Trump for exiting the Iran nuclear deal.
Expect a return of the Palestine Liberation Organization envoy to Washington and a reopening of the Jerusalem consulate that deals specifically with Palestinians — Trump wrapped its functions into the embassy. Iran is laying out red lines in its tussle with the U.S. as Americans elect their president, pointing to a period of high-stakes diplomacy should Donald Trump be defeated. He has not commented on the Golan, but with Syria still convulsed in violence and instability even as its civil war dies down, don’t expect any dramatic Biden action in this area. “It’s time for America to unite and to heal,” was his first post-announcement statement. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif followed a day later with warnings that Iran wouldn’t budge on its basic demands. 1 threat to security that they need to deal with.”, She added that Biden intends on ending conflicts where Iran exerts influence over local actors, including in Yemen and Iraq, which would imply some further cooperation between Washington and Tehran. He intervened to keep the word “occupation” out of the Democratic platform. Preoccupied with domestic challenges and an impending contest with a populist rival, France’s government will benefit from the defeat of the far-right across the Atlantic. The America Votes page is free for all readers. Israel’s Netanyahu government was in agreement with Trump; Benjamin Netanyahu lobbied intensely against the deal, which was brokered by President Barack Obama, and which Biden helped sell to Congress. So should we expect more of the same? It has stuck by that commitment even while abandoning others that limited enrichment constraints to protest the return U.S. sanctions. : During the primaries, some Democratic candidates spoke of conditioning defense to Israel on its behavior; Biden repeatedly rejected that proposal outright. Tehran is “trying to make sure that a Biden administration will not do that.”.
Trump cut some programs tracking extreme right domestic terrorists; Trump last year signed an executive order recognizing Jews as a protected class deserving of civil rights protections.
Tags Iran Joe Biden Iran Deal Iran Nuclear Deal 2020 United States elections US elections 2020. var cont = ` Sign up for The Jerusalem Post Premium Plus for just $5 Israel’s Netanyahu government was in agreement with Trump; Benjamin Netanyahu lobbied intensely against the deal, which was brokered by President Barack Obama, and which Biden helped sell to Congress. Aid to Israel: During the primaries, some Democratic candidates spoke of conditioning defense to Israel on its behavior; Biden repeatedly rejected that proposal outright.