The Woman at the Center of Trump’s Iran Policy
John Bolton and Mike Pompeo are the public faces of the “maximum pressure” campaign. But the Treasury official Sigal Mandelker is the one actually running its most important component.
Mandelker was also the DOJ official who Jeffrey Epstein’s lawyers say permitted his non-prosecution agreement with Miami’s then-US Attorney Alex Acosta in 2007
All the Iran drama is in the Gulf, but most of the actual action in US Iran policy is in Treasury. Here’s my piece on Sigal Mandelker, the woman running the maximum pressure campaign