The Iran Nuclear Deal Was About More Than Just Nukes

A primer on the geopolitical context (Updated January 5, 2020)

The assassinations by the U.S. were only possible because neither Iran nor Iraq possess nuclear weapons, which would deter aggression.

The Nuclear Question

Bibi’s red line. (Source: npr.org)
The now defunct JCPOA. (Source: thirdway.org)

A nuclear weapon is just an instrument used to gain leverage in geopolitics.

More Than Meets the Eye

Let He Who Is Without Sin Cast the First Stone

Update (January 5, 2020)

2018 winner of the Dalton Camp Award for essay-writing. M.A. Political Science. I'll go to the mat for the Oxford comma.

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