The significance of the president’s address on the Iran nuclear deal lies not so much in what he said, but when he said it.
When President Trump recently outlined his administration’s approach to Iran, he called for addressing “the full range of Iran’s destructive actions” beyond just the nuclear issue. The first step was calling on Treasury to further sanction the entire Islamic Revolutionary…
By itself, the president’s decision to not certify the Iran nuclear deal will change nothing.
Leaders in Tehran seem to believe that the appearance of compliance with the nuclear deal is much more important than actually complying.
Starting in year 13, Iran will be able to breakout (produce enough fissile material for a nuclear weapon) in about 10 weeks, down from one year.