Why U.S. officials should have confidence in such a disreputable partner is a reasonable question.
Holding out for better terms, or ending the talks and toughening existing sanctions, simply were non-starters.
The agreement poses clear risks to Israel’s national security.
Under this deal, Iran can never have a nuclear weapon.
A terrible lesson that the bad guys win.
The administration’s line on these side-deals has typically wavered and now become incoherent.
If the United States were to block the deal and the lifting of sanctions it would be seen as acting unreasonably, not only by Russia and China, but also by European allies.
This deal legitimizes Iran as a nuclear threshold state.
Unsafe abortion remains a major cause of maternal death and injury in Kenya.
Obama’s limited time in Africa means he will miss the chance to hear from U.S. partners who are implementing USAID-funded global health programs.