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Pompeo announces ‘Iran Action Group’ to steer post-nuclear deal policy: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday the creation of an “Iran Action Group” to coordinate the State Department’s post-nuclear deal Iran policy.

“Our hope is that one day soon we can reach a new agreement with Iran, but we must see major changes in the regime’s behavior, both inside and outside its borders,” Pompeo said in a brief address at the State Department. “The Iranian people and the world are demanding that Iran finally act like a normal nation. The Iran Action Group will drive daily progress on these objectives, and I hope do much more.”

The group will report directly to Pompeo and be led by Brian Hook, the newly minted special representative for Iran, who as the State Department’s director of policy planning had steered ultimately failed efforts to try to renegotiate the nuclear deal before Trump withdrew.

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Pompeo announces ‘Iran Action Group’ to steer post-nuclear deal policy: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday the creation of an “Iran Action Group” to coordinate the State Department’s post-nuclear deal Iran policy.“Our hope is that one day soon we can reach a new agreement with Iran, but we must see major changes in the regime’s behavior, both inside and outside its borders,” Pompeo said in a brief address at the State Department. “The Iranian people and the world are demanding that Iran finally act like a normal nation. The Iran Action Group will drive daily progress on these objectives, and I hope do much more.”The group will report directly to Pompeo and be led by Brian Hook, the newly minted special representative for Iran, who as the State Department’s director of policy planning had steered ultimately failed efforts to try to