December 2, 2013

How Obama Can Win Over Congress on Iran

Ray Takeyh, Politico

The Associated Press

If the White House wants talks to move toward a more comprehensive disarmament deal, it will need to make its case not just to allies in the region but also to a skeptical congressional audience -- and soon. For the Iranians, a key component of a more permanent agreement is the rollback of sanctions, which fall to a U.S. Congress that has already been itching for further penalties. Diplomacy with Iran hinges not only on the Islamic Republic’s compliance then but also Congress’s buy-in.

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