US Naval Institute News features an Atlantic Council event, quoting experts from a panel on the practical application of the Iran deal: 

A one-time hostage of Iran and now a professor at the U.S. Naval Academy says this week’s nuclear weapons agreement with Iran comes down to “this issue of trust” and gave the new Iran nuclear deal his support.

Speaking Wednesday at an Atlantic Council forum in Washington, D.C., John Limbert added that political figures in Tehran and Washington both think, “We can’t trust them.”


Although “our expectation is Iran . . . will comply with this agreement on day twenty and year twenty,” Jon Wolfstahl of the National Security Council, said, “we’re not assuming Iran is changing its stripes” in supporting Hezbollah, Hamas, the Houthis and the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

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