The Obama Deal
The bad Iran Deal, signed by President Obama without congressional approval, was never a good solution to the Iran’s nuclear program and aggression.
Details of the Obama Deal
Prohibits development nuclear-level uranium after 15-year moratorium
Uranium enrichment limited to 3.67%
Broken – Iran started to enriching uranium up to 4.5% in July 2019
Limited stockpile of low-level enriched uranium
Broken – Iran has 12 times the allowed stockpile
Limited centrifuge usage to 5,000 first-generation IR-1 models
Broken – Iran is currently using 19,000 centrifuges and has started using advanced centrifuges.
Bans enrichment at Fordow
Broken – Iran has said it’s resuming 20% enrichment at Fordow
Requires Iran to redesign the Arak IR-40 reactor to prevent enrichment of weapons-grade plutonium
Broken – Iran has purchased a spare replace of the core and photoshopped pictures of concreting pouring into the core
Requires International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspections
Broken – Iran is currently limiting IAEA access to sites
Balistic Missile Program
Iran has the largest missile arsenal in the Middle East, and any mention was left out of the old deal – a key component to detonating a nuclear weapon oversees
Iran announced last year that it would build a production hall near it’s Natanz nuclear site for making advanced centrifuges.
The old deal put in place 150 inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency, but no inspectors are American.
The IAEA stated in July 2019 that Iran had breached the JCPOA
Current Key U.S. Players
Secretary of State for Political Affairs
Director of the CIA
National Security Advisor