Iran's President Hassan Rouhani delivers remarks at a news conference during the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, September 20, 2017

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(Jewish Journal)

October 5, 2017

Decertifying the Iran Nuclear Deal Would Not Increase U.S. Leverage

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani delivers remarks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, September 20, 2017

Photo by Stephanie Keith/Reuters

by Dalia Dassa Kaye

It is no secret that President Donald Trump does not like the Iran nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). He has twice certified Iranian compliance with the agreement. He must decide whether to do so again by Oct. 15....

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Dalia Dassa Kaye is the director of the Center for Middle East Public Policy and a senior political scientist at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation.

This commentary originally appeared on Jewish Journal on October 4, 2017. Commentary gives RAND researchers a platform to convey insights based on their professional expertise and often on their peer-reviewed research and analysis.