The Iran Deal Is on Thin Ice, and Rightly So

(Foreign Policy) James Jeffrey - Given the extraordinary threat that Iran poses with its expansionism in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Yemen, and elsewhere, the Iran nuclear deal cannot be sacrosanct. Iran's behavior is now too dangerous to ignore. Tehran has facilitated Assad's scorched-earth policy, encouraged Russia to intervene in Syria, and abetted the rise of the Islamic State by allowing Assad and its clients in Iraq to oppress Sunni Arabs to the point of embracing the jihadist organization. The writer, a fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, is a former U.S. ambassador to Turkey and Iraq.

2017-09-12 00:00:00

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