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How to Get America and Iran Back to the Negotiating Table
In December, there were hopeful signs emanating from the Biden transition team as well as from Europe and Tehran, pointing toward the possibility of a fast-tracked “compliance-for-compliance” re-entry into the JCPOA. Biden’s foreign-policy team included considerable experience in Iranian nuclear diplomacy. As the party that left the agreement, the United States had an opportunity to take the first step toward repairing it.
Unfortunately, the Biden administration has not yet outlined what a “credible path back to diplomacy” will look like.