October 6, 2014 | Quote

US-Iran Nuclear Negotiations

To gain insight into the negotiations, I spoke to Mark Dubowitz, executive director of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. He confirmed that the US negotiating position has been eroded over the past year. We have gone from “dismantling and disclosing, to disconnecting and deferring,” he said. Last year, the US proposal was to “stop 20 percent enrichment, ship nuclear material out, and shut key facilities” like Fordow and Arak. We also were insisting that Iran come clean on its past weaponization activities, said Dubowitz. “Now we are proposing only technical fixes” without shutting down these nuclear facilities and deferring the resolution of the possible military dimensions of Iran’s program until after a deal is signed.

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