Burning Issues: Understanding the Iran Nuclear Deal

As the Republican presidential candidates continue scathing attacks on the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, Joe Cirincione of the Ploughshares Fund offers a passionate defense of the deal in this Burning Issues video.

Cirincione explains the key elements of the agreement with Iran and the perils of the Republican candidates’ pledge to nullify the deal if they win the White House.

“What worries me the most is how people want to show how strong they are by their willingness to use military force,” he said. He explains how presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in particular stands out as a leader who understands the value of diplomacy and restraint.

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