Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear deal; to what end?
Friday, 10 January 2020 () BERLIN (AP) — The landmark 2015 deal between Tehran and world powers aimed at preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons has been teetering on the edge of collapse since the United States pulled out unilaterally in 2018. The European Union says it will “spare no effort” to keep the deal alive, but with tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalating into open hostilities it seems increasingly unlikely that will be possible. WHAT HAPPENS IF THE NUCLEAR DEAL FAILS? The short answer is that every step Iran takes past the limitations of the deal reduces the so-called “break-out time” to produce a nuclear warhead — which is still something Iran insists it does not want to do. Before the deal,...
By Radwan Jakeem
Since U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned the JCPOA, also known as the “Iran nuclear deal”, in May 2018, a widespread view is that the... Eurasia Review Also reported by •NPR •WorldNews •Reuters •Sify •Seattle Times •Reuters India
By Alexandra Brzozowski
(EurActiv) — Three European powers, France, Britain and Germany, informed the EU on Tuesday (14 January) that they are triggering a... Eurasia Review Also reported by •NPR •WorldNews •Reuters •Sify •Reuters India