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America and Iran: The Morning After a Nuclear Deal

May 23, 2014 Topic: Security Region: Iran

America and Iran: The Morning After a Nuclear Deal

Can Washington and Tehran go from being “enemies” to being “rivals”?

Needless to say, a comprehensive nuclear deal could be the beginning of a strategic recalculation in Washington and Tehran and could lead to further regional cooperation. It could all begin on July 21.

Navid Hassibi is doctoral student with the Research Group in International Politics at the University of Antwerp and was recently a Visiting Scholar at the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University.

Janne E. Nolan is Chair of the Nuclear Security Working Group and Research Professor of International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University. Her most recent book, Tyranny of Consensus, was published in 2013. The views here represent the authors’ own.

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