Iran Strategy Brief No. 11: Iran’s Complicated Post-JCPOA Nuclear Path

Related Categories: Democracy and Governance; Economic Sanctions; Energy Security; Islamic Extremism; Warfare; Iran

In the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s May 8th decision to formally end America’s participation in the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), there has been significant speculation about potential responses on the part of the Iranian leadership. Iranian officials have threatened a range of possible consequences stemming from the U.S. decision, up to and including a resumption of nuclear development and associated processes by their government...

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