U.S. policy towards Iraq and the broader Middle East continues to be a main topic of discussion in Washington. Brookings Senior Fellow Peter Rodman joins General Wesley Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, to discuss the security situation in Iraq and the looming threat of a possible confrontation with Iran.
For all of us who care about preventing an Iranian nuclear bomb, what’s the best way to keep preventing that? [The JCPOA is] not perfect, but it’s something. These conventions are never based on the premise that all the parties are telling the truth, it’s about enforcement mechanisms. No arms control agreement is based in trust.