Weekly Security Review December 11th

Iran signs $16.6 billion deal for 80 Boeing planes: IRNA

IranAir said it signed a deal on Sunday to buy 80 passenger planes from U.S. aircraft maker Boeing (BA.N), state news agency IRNA reported, in the biggest U.S.-Iran deal since the 1979 Islamic revolution. Click here to read more.

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Donald Trump Picks John Kelly, Retired General, to Lead Homeland Security

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump has settled on Gen. John F. Kelly, a retired four-star Marine general whose son was killed in combat in Afghanistan, as his choice for secretary of Homeland Security, putting a seasoned commander with personal experience of the costs of war in charge of protecting the nation’s borders. Click here to read more.

 

Shell Signs Preliminary Iran Oil Deal Despite Uncertainty Over Trump

LONDON—Royal Dutch Shell PLC on Wednesday said it had signed an agreement with Iran’s state oil company to explore future projects, signaling that giant energy companies are unlikely to be deterred by President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to undo the Iran nuclear deal. Click here to read more.

 

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Trump Team Wants You to See the Iran Nuke Documents Obama’s Kept From View

The private files outlining hidden agreements in the Iran nuclear deal may be released in one of President Donald Trump’s first actions in office. Click here to read more.