Mary Ellen O’Connell was Quoted in the CNN Article "Iran’s Nuclear Pact: Deal of the Century?"

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The Iran nuclear deal is a good one for all concerned. This should come as welcome news because it is the only game in town for reasons critics may fail to mention:

  • First, it is a multilateral agreement.
  • Second, Congress has few options for keeping unilateral U.S. sanctions in place.
  • Most importantly, international law strictly forbids the use of military force against Iran to try to end its program.