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*Seib, Gerald F. (May 20, 2019). [https://www.wsj.com/articles/amid-the-fog-trumps-real-agenda-in-iran-11558357519 Amid the Fog, Trump’s Real Agenda in Iran]. ''The Wall Street Journal''. Retrieved May 21, 2019.
*Glick, Caroline (May 22, 2019). [https://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2019/05/22/caroline-glick-fear-the-stache-trumps-iran-policy-is-working/ Caroline Glick: Fear the ‘Stache — Trump’s Iran Policy Is Working]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
Former Obama Administration officials attempted to undermine the Trump Administration's actions:
*Wong, Kristina (May 31, 2019). [https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/05/31/ex-obama-officials-try-to-save-iran-nuclear-deal-as-trumps-maximum-pressure-campaign-takes-hold/ Ex-Obama Officials Try to Save Iran Nuclear Deal as Trump’s Maximum Pressure Campaign Takes Hold]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved June 2, 2019.</ref> By March 2019, it had crippled Iran's ability to ship oil to Syria,<ref>Faucon, Benoit; Said, Summer; Malsin, Jared (March 22, 2019). [https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-sanctions-hit-irans-oil-lifeline-to-syria-11553267539 U.S. Sanctions Hit Iran’s Oil Lifeline to Syria]. ''The Wall Street Journal''. Retrieved March 22, 2019.</ref> and it had deeply hurt Iran's economy.<ref>Multiple references: