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The weakness of the Iran nuclear deal

Tackling the nuclear crisis alone fails to address Iran's growing hegemony in the Middle East

By David Patrikarakos  

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a press conference in Tehran, Iran, on April 3, 2015 ©ParsPix/ABACAPRESS.COM

After almost 13 years of negotiations a deal between Iran and the P5+1 over its nuclear programme has been, if not yet signed and delivered, broadly agreed.

It is a testament to both the difficulties at hand and the desperation to make some sort of progress that the latest round of Iran talks in Lausanne continued two…

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