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Trump Is Handing Iran a Nuke

Author Michael H. Fuchs outlines the potential ramifications of decertifying the Iran deal.

President Donald Trump is helping Iran get a nuclear weapon.

With Trump now formally claiming that Iran is not complying with the nuclear deal, the American people will hear a lot about Trump’s Iran policy in the coming weeks. They will be inundated with the complex details of the agreement and possible next steps by Congress. The cascading ripple effects on Europe, Iran, the United Nations and others will spark months of intense diplomacy that fill headlines. The consequences might appear unclear.

But cut through it all and here’s the bottom line: Trump is helping Iran get a nuclear weapon.

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Michael Fuchs

Senior Fellow