November 16, 2016

Don't tear up Iran nuclear deal — more sanctions strengthen US hand

By Peter Harrell

In the wake of last week’s elections, congressional Republicans and some supporters of president-elect Donald Trump are pushing to tear up the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) — the nuclear deal that the U.S. signed with Iran last year.

Doing so would be a grave mistake.

Instead, Trump and Congressional Republicans and Democrats alike should unite around a strategy of preserving the JCPOA while pursuing more aggressive sanctions to check Iran’s ballistic missile programs, support for terrorism, and other illicit activities.

Read the full article on The Hill.

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