Iran is calling new US sanctions "idiotic" and says the door for negotiations with Washington is now permanently closed. So, what happens next? Also, an update on the case of an Iranian-British dual national jailed by Iran on espionage charges for the past three years. She maintains her innocence, and her husband is staging a hunger strike outside the Iranian Embassy in London. Plus, on the eve of the first Democratic 2020 presidential debate, we hear what main themes are emerging from the race when it comes to two major topics: immigration and climate.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested and accused of espionage while visiting her parents in Iran in 2016. To protest her imprisonment, she and her husband are conducting a joint hunger strike from her prison in Iran and from outside the Iranian Embassy in the UK.