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– General John Shalikashvili
former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Iran Nuclear Policy Brief: An Effective, Verifiable Nuclear Deal With Iran

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By Kelsey Davenport & Daryl Kimball
July 2015

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The P5+1 (China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) have finalized a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran that will verifiably block Iran's pathways to nuclear weapons development--the uranium-enrichment route and the plutonium-separation route--and guard against a clandestine weapons program. We assess that the final agreement will be a net-plus for nonproliferation and will enhance U.S. and regional security.

This two-page Iran Nuclear Policy Brief examines the key provisions and benefits of a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran.