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Israel’s Intel Coup Actually Provides Good Arguments for Staying in the Iran Nuclear Deal
by Dennis Ross
May 5, 2018
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Historically, outside pressure on Iran has been most effective when Washington acts with its allies rather than on its own, and the recent intelligence revelations support the former path.
The Israeli release of thousands of Iranian documents proving that Iran was actively developing a nuclear explosive device is now a source of intense debate. Unfortunately, the debate falls along predictable lines. Both sides have a point, but neither is listening to the other. They are too caught up in trying to influence President Trump’s decision to stay in the JCPOA. The proponents of the agreement should not be so quick to simply dismiss all the documentation...