Stubborn Facts Require Ending the Obamabomb Deal

Facts are, as they say, stubborn things.

Some supporters of the Obamabomb nuclear deal with Iran want President Trump to perpetuate it, claiming the mullahs have not “materially breached” its terms.

Yet, what could be more of a material breach than the Iranian regime’s documented practice of preventing international inspectors from visiting sites suspected of covertly continuing nuclear weapons-related activities?  Presumably that’s being done to conceal other material breaches, but it’s enough for the President to find Tehran is not in compliance.

Since no good can come from further legitimating and enabling Iran’s hostile – and increasingly dangerous – mullahocracy, Mr. Trump must also certify another harsh fact: The Obamabomb deal is not in the United States’ vital security interests, either.

Given such facts, it would be bizarre and irresponsible for us to remain bound by this fatally flawed, so-called “political understanding.”

About Frank Gaffney, Jr.

Frank Gaffney is the Founder and President of the Center for Security Policy in Washington, D.C. Under Mr. Gaffney's leadership, the Center has been nationally and internationally recognized as a resource for timely, informed and penetrating analyses of foreign and defense policy matters. Mr. Gaffney formerly acted as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy during the Reagan Administration, following four years of service as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Forces and Arms Control Policy. Previously, he was a professional staff member on the Senate Armed Services Committee under the chairmanship of the late Senator John Tower, and a national security legislative aide to the late Senator Henry M. Jackson.