December 12, 2013

Iran Nuke Deal Is Good for the U.S.

Laicie Heeley, Global Public Square

The Associated Press

Two weeks after the P5+1 powers reached a deal aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear program in return for some sanctions relief, the American public is still trying to make sense of the deal.

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TAGGED: Sanctions, United States, Iran, Iran's Nuclear Installation


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