July 09, 2015

White House Shrugs as Iran Nuclear Talks Move Into Overtime

Featuring Ilan Goldenberg

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Journalists Terry Atlas, Toluse Olorunnipa

U.S. officials brushed aside the latest delay in negotiations to curb Iran’s nuclear program, which sets another clock ticking for the Obama administration.

The failure of Iran and world powers to seal a deal in Vienna on Thursday means Congress will get 60 days rather than 30 to review -- and potentially reject -- any agreement sent to lawmakers before Sept. 8. It also gives President Barack Obama’s domestic opponents more time to try to upend the negotiations.

Administration officials said taking more time won’t make a difference.

Read the full article at Bloomberg Politics.

  • Ilan Goldenberg

    Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Ilan Goldenberg is Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expert with ext...