Laura Rozen

Al-Monitor

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Laura Rozen is a correspondent for Al-Monitor, a new news outlet focused on the Middle East. She is a former reporter for Yahoo News, Politico, Foreign Policy, the Washington Monthly, National Journal and the American Prospect.

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Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone today. Iranians claim the drone flew over Iran. The U.S. denies this, and says it was flying in international air space.

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In 2015, the Obama Administration struck a landmark deal with Iran and other world powers to curtail the Iranian nuclear program.

Trump Administration takes a new hard line approach to Iran

In 2015, the Obama Administration struck a landmark deal with Iran and other world powers to curtail the Iranian nuclear program.

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