How to Stop Worrying and Love the Iran Deal

Author: Kristi Flaherty

Peace Policy

The President and other critics have called for terminating the nuclear agreement with Tehran, yet the evidence since 2015 shows that the deal has been successful at curbing Iran’s nuclear threat. This case confirms that sanctions and diplomacy can be effective means of achieving and sustaining nonproliferation policy objectives.

New posts in the February 2017 issue of Peace Policy:

Kelsey Davenport details the success of the Iran Deal and offers recommendations for keeping implementation on track. More »

George Lopez investigates the leverage contained in the agreement and the international support mechanisms. More »

Clara Portela examines U.S., EU and UN teamwork in the sanctions regime and negotiation process that led to the Iran Deal. More »

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