International Atomic Energy Agency
Holding Iran to a nuclear deal may be a challenge

To the editor: Michael Krepon may well be correct that the Iran nuclear deal in the works serves U.S. interests, but his endorsement exposes a chink that cannot be ignored — namely the challenge to hold Iran to the deal. ("The Obama administration is seeking the right deal with Iran," op-ed, Feb. 27) Krepon contends that international inspector access to declared and "undeclared, secret facilities" will prevent an Iranian "sprint" to the bomb. But by definition inspectors cannot inspect "secret" sites unless revealed by intelligence or Iranian authorities themselves. The problem is that unresolved secrecy remains troubling even today....