Trump and the Iran deal: not yet the nuclear option?

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Series Details December 2017
Publication Date 13/12/2017
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The leading international powers congratulated themselves in 2015 on curbing Iran’s nuclear weapons programme with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the 'Iran deal'. But in October 2017, US President Donald Trump ‘decertified’ Iranian compliance with the agreement, placing it in jeopardy. The EU should try to save the deal, but be prepared in case it fails.

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Chatham House: Event, 06.11.17: The Iran Nuclear Deal: Reflections on the First Two Years
ESO: Background information: United States' nuclear weapons policy: New priorities, new challenges
International Crisis Group: Middle East Report, No.181, January 2018: The Iran Nuclear Deal at Two: A Status Report
International Crisis Group: Op-Ed, 21.01.18: Destroying the Iran Deal While Claiming to Save It
UK: Parliament: House of Commons: Library: Briefing Paper (01.02.18): Iran update 2018

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