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The secret negotiations that led to the Iran nuclear deal

Trita Parsi's new book "Losing An Enemy" is the most detailed examination of the nuclear deal so far written

Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy

by Trita Parsi (Yale University Press, £20)

The nuclear deal concluded between Iran and the P5+1 (the five security council powers and Germany) over Tehran’s nuclear programme was finally implemented on 16th January 2016. It remains one of the most important—and controversial—geopolitical treaties of the century.

In Losing An Enemy, an important and fascinating book, Trita Parsi sets out to analyse “the roots of the rivalry among the United States, Israel, and Iran,” before detailing the secret negotiations that eventually lead…

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