How to stop the Iran-nuke deal

The United States Senate should file suit against implementation of the pending agreement between Iran and the “P5+1” powers, based on the fact that the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 (S.615) failed to address the potential that the conventional arms sanctions would also be terminated.  Thus, the latter must be perceived as a “treaty” between the United States and Iran, requiring a two-thirds affirmative senatorial vote prior to implementation. The “legislative intent” of what became Public Law 114-17 on May 22, 2015 was reflected in its title, and, indeed, news reports revealed that Iran sought lifting of the additional military sanctions only during the past fortnight.  Indeed, the White House consistently refused to entertain the prospect that any other issues beyond nuclear disarmament – such as prisoner release – be raised during these negotiations. The final bill did encompass additional annexes that...(Read Full Post)