Iran Nuclear weapons deal: ticking time bomb
by Marc Montgomery (feat. Ferry de Kerckhove)
Radio Canada International
May 23, 2018
U.S President Trump has withdrawn support for an internationally negotiated deal to get Iran to end a programme to produce nuclear weapons. While some insist the deal was not effective, others insist it was and was providing a measure of international stability in an otherwise unstable region.
The deal remains in place, but greatly shaken by the U.S. move. One expert in Canada said the U.S withdrawal is not only not helpful in keeping Iran in the international sphere, but is indeed likely to increase its resistance and incite the radical element in the country..
Ferry de Kerckhove (M.A. BSc Hon) is a senior fellow at the University of Ottawa, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, and a Fellow at the Canadian Global affairs Institute.