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Op-Ed: The world is safer because of the Iran deal. We must not abandon it.


Commentary by Matthew Bolton, Director of Pace University’s International Disarmament Institute in The Hill, 10 February 2017:

The 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the “Iran deal,” represents one of the most significant recent diplomatic victories in curbing the spread of nuclear weapons. It resulted from complex technical negotiations that do not lend themselves to snappy slogans. Nevertheless, at its heart, the agreement’s simple bargain has made the world safer.

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