June 13, 2015 | Quote

See No Evil, Speak No Evil on Iran?

For years, the U.S. and its allies have accused Iran of violating U.N.-imposed nuclear sanctions. A special panel of experts set up by the U.N. has investigated a steady torrent of those complaints. Now the panel has a complaint of its own: Where are all the complaints?

The panel said in a recently released report that it had noted a “drastic reduction in reporting and information-sharing” by governments in the past year. That's the same time frame in which the U.S. and its allies have been cajoling Iran to make a nuclear deal.

Still, this report is troubling. “When a U.N.-created panel suggests that countries deliberately may be withholding data on Iranian sanctions violations in order not to interfere with ongoing nuclear negotiations, this only intensifies congressional concern about the commitment of the Obama administration and our European allies to the enforcement of any Iran nuclear deal,” Mark Dubowitz of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies told us.


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