US-Iran meeting in Vienna signals new hope for JCPOA

Given the deadlock and the disappointing pace of movement in the first weeks of Joe Biden’s term, today’s news that the United States will be participating in next week’s meeting in Vienna between Iran and global partners towards reviving the JCPOA is more than welcome. Here is why: Privately, White House officials admit that they fumbled the Iran file early on (my words, not theirs). But the message we’re hearing now is that things have changed, and Washington is now moving full speed toward a JCPOA return. We are now seeing the first signs vindicating this narrative. Over the past weeks, how…

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