PBS NewsHour

Trump strategy gives Iran an economic ultimatum

Clip: 05/21/2018 | 8m 36s

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo painted Iran's government as the source of Middle East instability in a speech and laid out a new strategy that targets Iran's economy. Pompeo said if Iran gave into 12 fundamental demands, the U.S. would offer Iran a sweeping new relationship with economic support and full diplomatic normalization. Nick Schifrin talks with State Department official Brian Hook.

Aired: 05/21/18

Rating: NR

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