There are other reasons to doubt the value of any deal with Iran. For one thing, Iran has defied UN Security Council resolutions on nuclear enrichment for a decade. The interim deal signed late last year, and the long-term deal now under negotiation, both allow Iran to enrich uranium up to a point. So Iran has already been rewarded for breaking the most serious international agreements–why should it behave differently in future?
Another reason an Iran deal would be worthless is that the regime may be violating even the interim deal under which talks are taking place. According to Reuters, some U.S. experts believe that Iran has violated the deal by developing technology for faster uranium enrichment, as described in the recent report of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The uncooperative behavior of the Iranians makes it tough to know for certain.
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