Everyone on Both Sides Should Calm Down About the JCPOA

As the “will they or won’t they” speculation around a potential U.S. return to the Iran deal reaches a fever pitch, it’s impossible not to be rocketed back in time to 2015

“As the “will they or won’t they” speculation around a potential U.S. return to the JCPOA—colloquially known as the Iran deal—reaches a fever pitch, it’s impossible not to be rocketed back in time to 2015. As then, deal supporters and deal opponents are ratcheting up their absolutist doomsday rhetoric about what will happen if the JCPOA is or is not rejoined. As then, a steady stream of Israeli government and security officials is flowing from Jerusalem to Washington, trying to influence the administration through a mix of public warnings, private lobbying, and a host of reminders that Israel will not consider itself to be bound by any agreement, JCPOA or otherwise, between Iran and world powers.”

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