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Should the U.S. congress approve the latest nuclear deal with Iran?

         2 May 2015 06:29 AM

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DanielLC 2 May 2015 06:36 PM

Is there an alternative? Are you asking if we think the plan should be altered? If we should just let Iran build the infrastructure for building nukes?


melian 2 May 2015 07:08 PM

Is there an alternative?

In the short term, the obvious alternative is to keep the status quo.

In the long term, there are at least four alternatives:

1) Continue the sanctions

2) Accept Iran as a nuclear power

3) Prepare a military strike on Iran's nuclear facilities

4) Negotiate a different deal


ChristianKl 5 May 2015 04:26 PM

If I understand right than Israel doesn't want the current deal to be accepted because they prefer to have sanctions against Iran.
Quick Googling finds a Jewish source that opposes the deal:


julia1 5 May 2015 05:53 PM

This deal is ridiculous. It basically says that we accept nuclear Iran - hopefully in 10 years, but maybe earlier. US is in a much better bargaining position in these negotiations than Iran is, because Iran's economy took a big hit from sanctions, and Iran is quite isolated today. To squander this good negotiation position the way the current administration does is beyond belief. I think that nuclear Iran is completely unacceptable and the US and the rest of the world have to do all they can to stop this from happening. This deal more or less ensures that Iran will get nukes, and reminds me of Chamberlain's " peace for our time" deal with Hitler. My feeling is that this deal is only happening because Obama desperately wants it as part of his legacy. Seeing that in the long run this can cause a lot of grief in the world, this is a shame.