Behnam Ben Taleblu is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) in Washington D.C., where he contributes to FDD’S Center on Economic and Financial Power (CEFP) and Iran program.
The regime has made much more on oil sales since Biden took office.
U.S. policy can no longer afford to be limited to seeking a new nuclear deal.
A serious problem does not go away if you ignore it.
Like other adversaries, it is more emboldened, willing to take more risks, and appear less restrained by the prospect of American military power.