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Op-ed by Nate Olson in Reuters on the economics of the Iran deal

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The twists and turns on the path to the final deal on Iran’s nuclear program might pale in comparison to those yet to come. Here’s a kicker: Delivering on one of the deal’s most important commitments will depend on a party that was never at the negotiating table.

The accord calls for removal of a portion of the sanctions levied against Iran. That would be a largely pro forma exercise at the United Nations and in countries’ respective legal systems. But Tehran does not care about sanctions relief per se. What it wants – and expects – is a commensurate economic benefit that lasts.

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