Iranian Nuclear Program

Stop playing games with the Iranian nuclear deal

Stop playing games with the Iranian nuclear deal

The Trump administration last week certified that Iran is complying with the international agreement placing limits on its nuclear program – but for a while it looked as if the certification wouldn’t happen.

Administration officials had distributed t​​​​alking points explaining the decision and scheduled a conference call for reporters. But then President Trump balked at signing off on the recommendation of key advisors, including Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and national Security Advisor H. R. McMaster.

Eventually Trump agreed to the certification, after being presented with a plan for tougher measures against Iran in other areas....

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