July 21, 2014

Farce Continues in Latest Iran Talks

Amir Taheri, New York Post

The Associated Press

The latest round of talks in Vienna on Iran’s nuclear program has ended with, guess what, tacit agreement to hold further talks for four more months.

Both Iran and the 5+1 group of nations (the five UN Security Council veto powers, plus Germany) tried to create the impression that they were in a cliff-hanger right to the end. Every day, they came out with a tantalizing “we’re almost there” claim.

Yet the truth is that the very format of the talks makes a meaningful agreement near-impossible, for several reasons.

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