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Political Side of Iran Deal Pullout (WRVA)

Professor Stephen Farnsworth of the University of Mary Washington said that President Trump's statement on his decision to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear weapons agreement was not accompanied by the harsh twitter rhetoric than often comes with presidential pronouncements. "This was more professional than some of his public relations efforts," Farnsworth said.

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Trump Scraps Iran Nuclear Deal (CTV News Canada)

Professor Stephen Farnsworth of the University of Mary Washington predicted that Iran would try to retain the agreement with the other partners, including the UK, France, Germany, China and Russia, even in the wake of President Trump's decision to pull the US out of the treaty. But things would get much more dangerous is Iran decides there is no point in working with the west on arms control, and throws out the international inspectors examining Iranian military installations, Farnsworth said.

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When will Trump visit troops in the war zone? (Washington Examiner)

But Bush scored a public relations win in 2003 when he made a secret trip under intense security to Iraq to have Thanksgiving with troops who had overthrown the government of Saddam Hussein about eight months earlier, said Stephen Farnsworth, a professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia who has written books about the presidency.

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