One year after the United States government assassinated Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassim Soleimani and nearly plunged the two countries into war, will the new administration lead a shift in relations?

Incoming president Joe Biden has said that he wants to rejoin the Obama-era nuclear deal that Trump backed out of. But not every country will welcome the post-Trump United States with open arms—and picking up where Washington left off with Iran, in particular, may not be so easy.

Read the full article at The Nation.

Azadeh Shahshahani is legal and advocacy director with Project South and a past president of the National Lawyers Guild. Khury Petersen-Smith is the Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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