What Trump Should Do With the Iran Deal

Heritage Explains

What Trump Should Do With the Iran Deal

Before the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran had accumulated enough low-enriched uranium to build eight nuclear bombs if enriched to weapons-grade levels.

Key Takeaways

The deal has failed to live up to the original goal of the international community.

At best, the current deal only delays it by 10-15 years.

If the Iran deal doesn't stop Iran from getting nuclear weapons forever, the United States must walk away.

2 months

The amount of time needed for Iran to enrich enough uranium to arm one bomb.

The May 12 deadline for fixing the Iran nuclear agreement is fast approaching. This week on the "Heritage Explains" podcast, Jim Phillips, a senior research fellow in Heritage’s Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy, gives a refresher on the Iran Nuclear Deal and what President Trump should do with it.

Show Notes: Will the Iran Nuclear Agreement Be Ended or Mended? and The Dangers of Trump Allowing Iran Deal to Continue