Tech in the News: Sam Nunn Says Iran Nuclear Deal Was Not Designed to Stop Bad Behavior

Sam Nunn

Posted August 16, 2018

External Article: Bloomberg TV

Sam Nunn, distinguished professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Institute of Technology, was interviewed in Bloomberg TV, May 11, “Sam Nunn Says Iran Nuclear Deal Was Not Designed to Stop Bad Behavior.” The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs is part of the Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

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The Europeans have declared they're going to try to keep the agreement.  Keeping the agreement, and Russia has said the same thing, means doing business with Iran, because that was the quid for the quo.  And right now doing business with Iran would run into the United States secondary sanctions, which would affect European investment in European countries -- telling the Europeans that in effect if you trade with Iran you can't trade with the United States.  That is a very, very serious strategic error.  And I think it is going to do more damage to the alliance unless it's turned around than anything we've seen in many years.

Find the interview on the Bloomberg website