John M. Crisp: Who should blink first on Iran? We should

The United States is in a complicated place with Iran. Here’s the short version: In 2015, the U.S. joined Great Britain, France, Germany, China, Russia, the European Union and Iran in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, an agreement that limited Iran’s capacity to develop nuclear weapons for 15 years. In exchange, Iran received sanctions relief, as well as other benefits. In other words, a deal. Over the next several years, Iran’s compliance with the terms of the JCPOA was verified repeatedly by the International Atomic Energy Agency and the U.S. Department of State, as well as by other se…

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