Shadow cast over nuke deal as Iran keeps pushing limits
Iran’s reported test-firing of ballistic missiles — in an apparent violation of a United Nations resolution — bodes ill for the Obama administration’s highly touted
nuclear deal with Tehran, as hardliners in that country keep pushing the limits on compliance,
experts warned yesterday.
“(Iran) met all of the benchmarks for the deal, but this testing can now provoke the status quo,” said Sukesh Aghara, a University of Massachusetts Lowell professor and director of the school’s integrated nuclear security and safeguards lab. “The economic sanctions have been lifted, and this could open up a... read more