Member of the Atlantic Council’s Board of Directors Nicholas Burns writes for the Boston Globe on the tension between the Obama administration and members of Congress over the Iran nuclear deal:

The United States will likely remain the world’s predominant power for many decades to come, my Harvard colleague Joe Nye concludes in his insightful new book, “Is the American Century Over?’’ This welcome prediction is tempered by Nye’s warning about key challenges that could yet lead to American decline, most notably, political dysfunction at home.

Could we be witnessing exactly what Nye writes about in our current caustic debate on President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran? Consider three striking examples of recent congressional actions that contradict how presidents and legislative leaders have normally shared power in our constitutional system.

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