There is no doubt that a good agreement with Iran concerning its nuclear program and support for anti-American and Anti-Western violence around the world would be ideal for the United States and its allies. At the same time, no deal with Iran would be better than a deal which empowers Iran to significantly advance its harmful influence in the region and become a nuclear weapons possessing nation.
So with that, two major questions need to be addressed.
1. Is the agreed upon deal a good deal?
2. Could a better deal have been achieved?
While there are a number of concerns to be specifically addressed in a discussion of any agreement with Iran, the following is the basic litmus test for a good deal:
Is Iran more dangerous in relation to America and our friends in the region because of the agreement?
A good deal would see an Iran verifiably…
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