Episode

7/20 Matt Duss: The Iran Deal Is a Victory for Obama Diplomacy Over Bush Warmongering

July 20, 2015

Matt Duss the President, Foundation for Middle East Peace, explains how President Obama’s foreign policy views going back to his first run for President led to the diplomatic breakthrough with Iran. What was the actual nature of Iran’s nuclear program? The Bush Administration and the expansion of Iran’s nuclear efforts. What sanctions remain on Iran after the nuclear deal? How do sanctions “Snapback”? Did Iran pursue a path of ambiguity in its nuclear program? Congressional leaders who want to destroy the Iran deal. What will Congress’s role be in the Iran process. Barack Obama and the broader goals of Democratic foreign policy and why opponents of the deal will never be satisfied. And why Saudi Arabia and Israel object to the Iran deal.

On The Fun Half: Donald Trump insults John McCain for being a POW and the RNC throws a hissy fit. Does Iran have secret nuclear facilities. Alex Jones says the UN wants to eradicate humanity and is making your kids gay. Can Donald Trump save Amtrak? Bernie Sanders and Black Lives Matter. Also your calls and IMs.

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