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New Analysis: Ernest J. Moniz on the Status of the Iran Nuclear Deal

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Iran’s
announcement that it would no longer abide by certain “operational
restrictions” on uranium enrichment in the Iran nuclear deal has prompted a
slew of questions about Iran’s activities and intent, the status of the deal
(more formally, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA), and what will
(or should) happen next.

In
a new analysis for NTI, Co-Chair and CEO Ernest J. Moniz clarifies
misconceptions about the status of the Iran nuclear deal and assesses Tehran’s
current breakout capabilities. In particular, he notes that, while Iran has
made clear in statements that it is taking steps away from the deal, Tehran has
not “quit” the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and that the unprecedented verification system of the deal remains in place.

Read
the full Q&A here or download a PDF version here.

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