In 2018, the U.S. unilaterally withdrew from the nuclear deal with Iran, but if you follow mainstream media you’d think Iran was responsible for the deal’s collapse. In the recent seventh round of negotiations to restore the deal, the U.S. government added new sanctions on Iran while Biden was urged to “restore Iran’s fear” with military build-ups. Meanwhile, Israel continues to threaten war. But how do Iranians see all this?

Here to explain is Prof. Mohammad Marandi, an advisor to the Iranian negotiating team in Vienna and a Professor of English Literature and Orientalism at the University of Tehran.

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