We don’t know the details yet but there is every reason to believe that this deal will significantly ease the economic pressure on Iran’s rulers — in exchange for merely cosmetic concessions that do nothing to set back Iran’s nuclear breakout capability.
Iran’s rulers can pop the pomegranate juice tonight. They are a big step closer to being nuclear-armed and to achieving their ambitions in the Middle East and well beyond.
My Thursday NRO column on the “Iranian Rapprochement Fantasy” remains relevant. It’s here.