RSS Follow Become a Fan

Recent Posts

Voter Suppression 2020 - Defining American Democracy in the Term of Donald Trump
Deepest Sorrow to the Loved Ones of those Killed by COVID-19
Recklessness - the Trump Photo-Op and the Spread of COVID-19 at the White House
The Pandemic and the United States President - Crossing Fate
Stirring up Trouble Without the Capacity to Contain It - the Trump Division

Most Popular Posts

Mourn with Moore
On Partnerships of Conflicting Ideologies as a Force Shaping Extremism
DC Linktank
The World in 2014 - Asia
From This Point


Elections 2013
Friends in Business
Gun control
Immigration Reform
In America
Natural Disaster
The World
Towards 2014


October 2020
September 2020
August 2020
July 2020
June 2020
May 2020
April 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013

powered by

My Blog

In Support of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Years of sensitive negotiations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and World powers -  the United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK), France, Germany, China and Russia, culminated with a signed agreement between the parties in 2015 that limits Iran's nuclear bomb capabilities.

The agreement has brought a measure of stability to the Middle East and the wider world as Iran's trajectory to acquiring a nuclear bomb, has been curtailed. Moreover, if Iran violates the agreement, the global pact contains the mechanism to reimposing economy-crippling sanctions. European foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has confirmed that Iran has not violated the agreement.

Yet, because US President Donald Trump does not like the deal, which he considers too lenient on Iran, he wants to change or scrap it. If the suspicions of French President Emmanuel Macron are true that Trump will ditch the agreement in May of this year, then Trump would in essence be contributing toward Middle East and world instability. 

Any deal is better than no deal. That the Iran Nuclear Deal holds the provision for punishment upon any violation thereof, is more than sufficient reason to support the treaty.

To ditch the deal just because it is not pleasing to one president, is preposterous. If such undertakings had to be taken each time a particular head of a nation does not like something, then our would would be mired in perpetual chaos. 

Therefore, with no violations to the pact, the Iran Nuclear Deal deserves support so that this element of international cooperation could mature toward greater stability in the Middle East and the wider world.