Speaking on the Daily, Carnegie’s Jake Sullivan talked about his experience as a top negotiator for the Obama administration during the Iran nuclear deal negotiations from the early unofficial meetings that started the deal. Now that the deal is being threatened by current President Donald J. Trump, Sullivan said that it is hard to tell if getting rid of the deal will accomplish what those against the deal want to see. Although there is constant discussion of sunset clauses, he said, there is no expiration on Iran’s ban on creating a nuclear weapon. He added that Congress will not likely reimpose all sanctions but will try to rewrite it, bringing ire from European allies. Sullivan concluded that the decertification process has cast doubt on the trustworthiness of the United States.

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