How Hillary Clinton will squander the nuclear deal with Iran

Iran should be nudged into the international community. Hawks aren't into that.

Hillary Clinton will ruin the progress made with Iran.
(Image credit: AP Photo/John Locher)

Last week, President Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, a city utterly destroyed 71 years ago by an American nuclear bomb. After Obama delivered a speech about morality and science, a photographer for The New York Times captured a striking image: An American president sharing an embrace with an aged survivor of the nuclear attack.

Strangely, the picture reminded me of probable next president Hillary Clinton and her attitude towards one of America's longstanding geopolitical antagonists, Iran. I have argued that the nuclear bargain with that country provides the most promising route forward for Western nations to begin to co-exist peacefully with Islamic ones.

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