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The Iran deal a year on

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Published: 16 July 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

The Iran deal: off to an encouraging start, but expect challenges – Robert Einhorn – The Brookings Institution 13.07.16
The JCPOA, at least so far, has delivered on its principal goal - blocking Iran’s path to nuclear weapons for an extended period of time. No one can dispute that Tehran has sharply reduced its capacity to produce fissile materials for nuclear weapons and would need at least a year to rebuild enough capacity to produce a single bomb.
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One year later, Obama gets the last laugh on Iran deal – Steve Benen – MSNBC 14.07.16
Despite all the far-right apoplexy, and the dire warnings about the agreement creating a security crisis, the editorial board of the New York Times noted the other day what is plainly true: the nuclear deal ‘is working’ and has ‘made the world safer.’

What the Iran deal has meant for Saudi Arabia and regional tensions – Bruce Riedel – Brookings Institution 13.07.16
An unintended but important consequence of the Iran nuclear deal has been to aggravate and intensify Saudi Arabia's concerns about Iran's regional goals and intentions. The resulting escalation in sectarian tensions is likely to haunt the region for years.

Under cover of nuclear deal, Iran foments regional instability
– Matthew Levitt – The Hill 12.07.16


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