“This article examines the major factors that brought Iran and the EU3+3 to the negotiating table and led to a successful deal. Those factors included each side’s willingness to cash in its main bargaining chips (a short breakout time for Iran and sanctions for the U.S.), a change in leadership in each country, and a shifting geopolitical context. Foremost, however, was the U.S. willingness to change its demands of Iran from no nuclear enrichment to no nuclear bomb.”
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“Building on the Iran Nuclear Deal for International Peace and Security,” Seyed Hossein Mousavian and Mohammad Mehdi Mousavian, Journal for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament, January 2, 2018.