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Will Congress save us if Trump decertifies the Iran nuclear deal?

Will Congress save us if Trump decertifies the Iran nuclear deal?

For months President Donald Trump’s top advisers and a chorus of national security and defense experts have been telling him that the U.S. should stick to the Iran nuclear accord negotiated by the Obama administration in 2015. Despite the fact that the deal isn’t perfect, it still may be our last best chance of preventing Tehran from getting the bomb within a decade. The pact hammered out between Iran, the U.S. and its partners certainly could be improved upon. But Mr. Trump’s continued hints that he may blow it up and start all over again with the expectation that somehow new talks will produce a better outcome is dangerously unrealistic.

Yet this week the president is expected...

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