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Suleimani’s Gone, and the Iran Nuclear Deal May Be Next

Suleimani’s Gone, and the Iran Nuclear Deal May Be Next
Europe fears that its faltering efforts to preserve the 2015 pact have been dealt a fatal blow with the United States’ killing of a top Iranian commander. NYT,  By Steven Erlanger, Jan. 3, 2020

    • BRUSSELS — How Iran will respond to the American assassination of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani remains a matter of speculation, but one outcome seems almost certain: the end of Europe’s long effort to keep the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal alive.

In interviews on Friday, European analysts envisioned a number of baleful results from the killing of the general, who was a national hero and potential political leader in Iran, and whose death Tehran has vowed to avenge.

Among those were the downgrading of diplomacy, the destabilization of Iraq and the further strengthening of Iran’s hard-liners and the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps.

But the more immediate threat, they said, was to the nuclear deal negotiated by President Barack Obama in 2015…… https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/03/world/europe/soleimani-iran-nuclear.html

January 6, 2020 Posted by | Iran, politics international | Leave a comment

Prime Minister Netanyahu almost blew the secret of Israel’s nuclear arsenal

January 6, 2020 Posted by | politics international, weapons and war | Leave a comment