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What putting Iran 'on notice' means for foreign policy, security

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President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Also pictured at right, National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon. Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Trump’s National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn said yesterday that "Obama administration failed to respond adequately to Tehran's malign actions" and put Iran "on notice," without elaborating on what actions may be taken.

President Trump followed up with a series of tweets today: "Iran has been formally PUT ON NOTICE for firing a ballistic missile...Should have been thankful for the terrible deal the U.S. made with them!" Iran responded Thursday by promising to "vigorously" continue its missile activity.

How concerned should the US be about Iran’s activity, and how aggressively should the administration respond?

With files from AP.


Daryl Kimball, Executive Director of the Arms Control Association (ACA), a private, non-profit membership organization dedicated to public education and support of effective arms control measures pertaining to nuclear, chemical, biological, and conventional weapons; he tweets @DarylGKimball

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