Wall Street Journal: Trump Faces Battle to Undo Iran Nuclear Deal
Leaders in Europe and Russia committed to agreement with Tehran could dilute president-elect’s vow to dismantle it
WASHINGTON— Donald Trump as president will be positioned to swiftly pull the U.S. out of the Obama administration’s landmark nuclear agreement with Iran, as he suggested during his campaign.
A much harder task for Mr. Trump, however, is to convince other global powers to join him and dismantle a deal that President Barack Obama says has diminished the threat of another war in the Mideast and opened a path for reduced tensions in the region.
During his campaign, Mr. Trump said the Obama administration negotiated badly. He alternately said he would scrap the deal and that he would renegotiate its terms. “My number one priority is to dismantle the disastrous deal with Iran,” he told the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in March.
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WNU Editor: It looks like the deal may not be ripped up .... Adviser says Trump won’t rip up Iran deal, signals he may not move embassy (Times of Israel)
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