|Author (Person)||Brustlein, Corentin|
|Publisher||German Institute for International and Security Affairs|
|Series Title||SWP Comments|
|Series Details||No.09, February 2018|
|Publication Date||February 2018|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
Transatlantic differences over the future of the Iran nuclear deal – or the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) of July 2015 – are damaging a nuclear accord that all parties, except the United States, see as delivering on its purpose. They also increase the risk of Washington and European capitals working at cross-purposes vis-à-vis Iran and broader regional policies.
To avoid such a scenario, the E3 (France, Germany, United Kingdom)/European Union (EU) and the United States need to set up new channels of communication to avoid a transatlantic rift, to attempt – if at all possible – to preserve the Iran deal, and to secure its benefits for regional and global security.
|Countries / Regions||Europe, Middle East, United States|