The Iran Nuclear Deal: To Leave or Not to Leave

The future of the Iran nuclear deal—the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—hangs in the balance as the May 12 deadline set by US President Donald J. Trump to “fix” the deal or to walk away from it approaches.

In an interview with Rachel Brandenburg, director of the Atlantic Council’s Middle East Security Initiative, the Atlantic Council’s Matthew Kroenig, deputy director for strategy in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, and Aaron Stein, senior fellow in the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, offer different perspectives on whether the deal has worked and the possible consequences should Trump decide to pull out of the multilateral agreement.

Read the entire interview at the New Atlanticist.


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Image: US President Donald J. Trump (right) and French President Emmanuel Macron left after addressing a joint news conference at the White House in Washington on April 24. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)