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International Atomic Energy Agency

Obama swindled Congress to ensure Iran deal would pass

Congress finally had a say on the Iran deal this past week. It was an elaborate charade, however, because, having first gone to the United Nations, President Obama largely drained congressional action of relevance. At the Security Council, he pushed through a resolution ratifying the deal, thus officially committing the United States as a nation to its implementation — in advance of any congressional action. The resolution abolishes the entire legal framework, built over a decade, underlying the international sanctions against Iran. A few months from now, they will be gone. The script is already written: The International Atomic Energy Agency, relying on Iran's self-inspection...