New US sanctions target Iran's supreme leader

June 24, 2019

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US President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order imposing new sanctions on Iran, June 24, 2019.


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A former State Department official who worked on Iran sanctions during the Obama administration tells us his thoughts on the latest round of tough economic sanctions on Iran. Plus, the risks we face from the melting of one massive glacier. And, how did Australian airline Qantas manage to make a commercial flight from Sydney to Adelaide waste-free?

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