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Iran, Russia, and China would benefit greatly, while the U.S. and its allies get almost nothing in return for reentering the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Agreement.
The U.S. is offering Iran the deal of the millennium, and yet the Islamic Republic—and Russia—want more concessions.
The administration has said it will not remove the IRGC’s terrorist designation, but it is likely looking for ways to ease the burden on Iran.
The U.S. and Europe ignore Iranian missile tech developments at their own peril.
After a year in office, the president now owns the policy impasse.
The Biden administration has barely responded to Iran’s escalation of its nuclear program.