Magazine
Latest Issue

A deal with Iran was always Obama’s goal

This agreement fails to address the wider political issues

By David Patrikarakos  

President Obama with Vice President Joe Biden speaks in the White House after the landmark deal was struck ©Andrew Harnik/Pool via CNP

“This deal offers an opportunity to move in a new direction; we should seize it.” Bold words. And spoken by a US President who has, since his first attempts to reach out to Iran in 2008, faced enormous criticism, both domestically and internationally, for what…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to letters@prospect-magazine.co.uk

More From Prospect