The Tectonic Shift in Obama's Iran Policy https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/politics-current-affairs/2015/04/the-tectonic-shift-in-obamas-iran-policy/

A nuclear deal is only the beginning. The president’s goal, at the expense of America’s allies, is full-fledged détente with Iran.

April 22, 2015 | Michael Doran
About the author: Michael Doran, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and the author of Ike’s Gamble: America’s Rise to Dominance in the Middle East (2016), is a former deputy assistant secretary of defense and a former senior director of the National Security Council. He tweets @doranimated.

Official White House photo by Pete Souza.

When President Obama took to the podium in the White House rose garden on April 2, his mood was victorious. With evident pride, he announced that negotiators in Lausanne had reached a “historic understanding with Iran, which . . . will prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon.”

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