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Trump Stance on JCPOA Nuclear Deal Poses Legal Dilemmas for Iran

◢ With the May 12 deadline for the issuing of key sanctions waivers as part of the Iran nuclear deal fast approaching, the legal impact of the collapse of the 2015 agreement ought to be considered. Regardless of how Iran responds to a change in U.S. policy, the possible withdrawal of the United States from the JCPOA will have a legal impact on its parties. Any possible change in the partnership or the provisions of the agreement will be reflected within the domain of international law.

The Iran Deal’s On Life Support: Time To Pull The Plug

◢ The JCPOA has become a liability for Iranian diplomacy. The "fix not nix" strategy has allowed the U.S. to sour the Europe-Iran relationship and focus nearly all diplomatic efforts on preserving the deal, rather than building new foundations for political and economic engagement. Iran ought to consider taking control by leaving the JCPOA as part of a strategy that keeps its key non-proliferation commitments intact.