President Obama will host leaders from the world’s eight leading industrial nations at his Camp David retreat this weekend for talks on some of the most pressing global issues. While Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president, won’t make it to the summit, leaders from United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom will attend.
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[Trump has] given Iran the moral high ground and that is an exceptionally difficult thing to do given the history and reality of Iran's misdeeds at home and in the region. It's just malpractice on the part of an American president.
The way the Trump administration is moving forward [with its Iran policy] is just so hostile to all aspects of Iran that it’s unlikely to produce any traction with the Iranian people or to encourage divisions within the system.