Champions of the accord between the P5+1 countries and Iran claim that it has made an Israeli preemptive strike on the Iranian nuclear program less. . .
The Obama administration may be poised to make further concessions to Iran in one-on-one negotiations. The Hollande administration remains committed to blocking them.
Whatever John Kerry may believe about the Geneva accord, Iranian officials claim they signed nothing and have no plans to slow down their nuclear program.
Even without nuclear weapons, and free of economic sanctions, a resurgent Iran would pose a serious threat to regional stability.
Iran and the West do not even agree on what to call the interim understanding reached in Geneva, let alone how to interpret its terms.
Iran has a long history of pursuing provocative—and often deadly—policies during ostensible periods of conciliation with the West. This time, Saudi Arabia could be the target.
Historically speaking, pacts of mutual advantage involving dictatorships, like the one between the P5+1 nations and Iran, are not worth the paper they’re written on.