Iran Cheating’s Not So Complicated

Even the most ardent apologists for the Iran nuclear deal aren’t celebrating the first anniversary of the pact. One year after the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the expected shift in Iranian behavior hasn’t happened. What the New York Times’ David Sanger—one of the most reliable barometers of administration spin—described exactly 365 days ago as “Obama’s leap of faith,” has proven to be a disappointment since Iran continues to act as the world’s leading state sponsor of terror, illegally testing ballistic missiles and threatening their neighbors. As Secretary of State John Kerry lamely said in response to questions about Iran’s determination to behave like a rogue state rather than a nation that is happily being appeased by the West, “It’s complicated.”

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Iran Cheating’s Not So Complicated

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