Can Trump rip up the Iran deal? Easier said than done

If President-elect Donald Trump made good on his threat to tear up the Iran nuclear deal, the US would face serious international falloutAs a candidate, Donald Trump promised to tear up the Iran nuclear deal, the signature diplomatic breakthrough of Barack Obama’s second term. As president-elect, Trump has been more circumspect, and the United States would face serious international fallout if he made good on his threat. Signed in Vienna in July 2015 and in force since January, the agreement was made possible by 18 months of back-channel talks between Washington and arch-foe Tehran in 2012 and 2013.

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