Posts tagged as Iran Nuclear Deal

America in transition: How Joe Biden can score a major foreign policy win on day one of his presidency

By Thomas L. Knapp on Monday, November 16, 2020

“President-elect Joe Biden has promised to rejoin the Iran nuclear deal,” writes Tom O’Connor at Newsweek. “But a return is set to face challenges on both sides as they attempt to rebuild trust in a radically different environment than five years ago.” Those challenges? “For one, Iranian officials see no room for renegotiation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA),” notes O’Connor (JCPOA is the formal name of the “Iran…

UK Foreign Secretary Warns Against Abandoning Iran Nuclear Deal

Monday, May 7, 2018

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has its weak points, but it has the fewest disadvantages of all possible mechanisms to prevent Tehran from acquiring nuclear weapons, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said. Washington is expected to announce by the end of this week, whether the United States will remain part of the deal. “Of all the options we have for ensuring that Iran never gets a nuclear weapon, this pact offers the fewest…