BOSTON (CBS) – President Obama announced today that the United States, along with five other leading nations, came to an agreement with Iran that would curb its nuclear program while also lifting some of the heavy economic sanctions placed on the country. The deal was immediately met with skepticism and concern that it could pave the way for the troubled nation to develop nuclear weapons in the near future. U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch is an expert on the complicated dynamics of the Middle East, and he joins NightSide to give his initial impressions of the deal. Do you think this is a positive step or a potential Pandora’s Box?
Originally broadcast July 14th, 2015.