• Decertifying the Iran deal is putting the US in 'rogue-state territory'

    11 monthes ago - By Chron

    Carlos Barria/Reuters
    Trump has declined to certify that Iran is in compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, despite evidence that it is.
    His action is likely to further erode international confidence in the US as a partner.
    New sanctions Trump announced Friday could also increase the chances of conflict in the Middle East.
    President Donald Trump's campaign against the Iran nuclear deal came to a head on Friday, when he refused to certify that Iran was in compliance with the agreement.
    "We cannot and will not make this certification," Trump said from the White House, calling it "one of the...
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  • Here's a breakdown of what the Iran nuclear deal actually does

    Here's a breakdown of what the Iran nuclear deal actually does

    11 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Iran nuclear deal was signed in July 2015 between Iran and six world powers - the US, UK, France, Germany, Russia, and China.
    The agreement significantly reduces Iran's enriched uranium, nuclear centrifuges, and nuclear weapons capabilities.
    The International Atomic Energy Agency is charged with making sure that Iran does not violate the terms of the deal.
    In return for its compliance, Iran has been relieved of damaging economic sanctions.
    Former President Barack Obama often cited the Iran nuclear deal as among the most important accomplishments of his presidency. The two-year-old...
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