“One Year Later, Promises of Iran Deal Unfulfilled,” Philly Inquirer Op-Ed by Gov. Tom Ridge
August 9, 2016 (Washington, DC) – “Last week, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei accused the United States of failing to honor pledges in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Citing “the futility of negotiations with the Americans,” he distanced himself from the nuclear deal he once supported.
Coming just weeks after the one-year anniversary of the agreement, his charge is just another in an escalating war of words from Tehran that remind the world that the “era of good feelings” promised by U.S. negotiators never came to pass. Nor have Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
Tehran’s change in tune should come as no surprise.”
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