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Op-ed by Laicie Heeley in CNN on the Iran Deal

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Negotiators in Vienna could be just days away from an agreement that might change the way the world interacts with Iran. Under the best-case scenarios, an initial nuclear agreement could open the way to a broader détente between Iran and the West after decades of mistrust.

But it is important to remember that the purpose of this nuclear agreement is not to simply act as a confidence-building measure. Instead, it is to ensure that a country that has engaged in contemptible human rights abuses and state sponsorship of terrorism, and which has not yet gained the trust of the United States, does not have the chance to obtain a nuclear weapon.

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