Does Iran's Behavior Suggest that It Will Abide by International Norms?

(Wall Street Journal) Aaron David Miller - There are reasons that critics say Iran's behavior suggests it wouldn't be a responsible partner that abides by international conventions and norms. These include Iran's human rights violations and its continued detention of four American citizens. Then there is its support for the Assad regime in Syria, Shiite militias in Iraq, Houthi rebels in Yemen, and Hizbullah in Lebanon. These actions undermine confidence that Iran would abide by the nuclear accord. The writer is a vice president at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars.

2015-07-16 00:00:00

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