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Iran deal: a bird in the hand…

By Gwynne Dyer      

What really drives Trump’s hatred of the deal, in all likelihood, is simply the fact that it was one of Obama’s major successes—what Macron referred to as 'domestic reasons.' It fits a pattern.

So Donald Trump will repudiate the Iran deal on May 12, or maybe a little later. It will probably then die (although the other five countries will try to keep it going), because Iranians’ pride will not let them stay in a deal whose benefits, in terms of access to world trade, have evaporated, writes Gwynne Dyer. Photograph courtesy of Gage Skidmore
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