Flush with Obama-cash and aid, Iran has been on the warpath in hotspots across the region. But there’s a new sheriff in town.
Iran is playing with fire – they don't appreciate how "kind" President Obama was to them. Not me!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 3, 2017
Today the Trump administration announced new sanctions against Iran, days after the country tested a ballistic missile that could carry a nuclear weapon.
U.S. announces new Iran-related sanctions
By Reuters, February 4, 2017:
The United States on Friday sanctioned 13 individuals and 12 entities under U.S. Iran sanctions authority, days after the White House had put Iran “on notice” over a ballistic missile test and other activities.
In a statement on its website, the U.S. Treasury listed the sanctioned individuals and entities, some of which are based in the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon and China.