Trump shows dangerous naivete on Iran deal

For Donald Trump, the Iranian nuclear deal is like a business contract, as one would negotiate with a realtor on Central Park West. The Iran nuclear deal will lead to a nuclear holocaust, Donald Trump warned Sunday. Still, if he’s elected president, the GOP front-runner won’t “rip up” the deal as some of his Republican primary opponents have said they would. Speaking in a prerecorded interview Sunday morning on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Trump said he’d “police” the deal to mitigate its impact. Trump questioned claims that the deal could simply be cancelled once it has gone into effect. “It’s very hard to say, ‘We’re ripping it up,” he argued This is where Trump is wrong.  As an executive agreement, it is not binding on the next president like a treaty. “Iran is going to be unbelievably rich and unbelievably powerful and Israel is in real trouble,” Trump warned....(Read Full Post)