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Trump Could Still Wound Iran Nuke Deal Despite Not Killing It

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Friday, 13 October 2017 08:46 AM

President Donald Trump's decision to disavow rather than remove the U.S. from the Iran nuclear accord could still have a deleterious effect on the overall impact on the terrorist nation, according to a CNN analysis.

Trump has been outspoken since his presidential campaign about how badly the deal was constructed, and he hasn't wavered from those criticisms.

But allies want just one thing and that one thing — mitigating Iran's nuclear arsenal —  could be compromised by Trump's continued posturing about the United States' role in the accord and whether to impose sanctions on Iran for things outside of the nuke pact, CNN reports. 

Namely, its support of terrorists.

"If the president chooses to not certify, that already will be a negative step — for one thing it will start a process of isolating us from our allies," Ernest Moniz, President Barack Obama's former energy secretary, said on CNN's "New Day."

"If we went all the way and reimposed sanctions while Iran is in compliance ... this would be a slippery slope towards a bad outcome, something very much not in our national security interest," Moniz told CNN.

By punting another hot potato onto the lap of Congress, Trump buys himself time to woo other leaders to join him in amending and strengthening the law, the Iranian Nuclear Agreement Act.

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President Donald Trump's decision to disavow rather than remove the U.S. from the Iran nuclear accord could still have a deleterious effect on the overall impact on the terrorist nation, according to a CNN analysis.
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