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R. Nicholas Burns
Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations
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Burns, Nicholas. "Imperfect Deal will Help an Uneasy Peace." Financial Times, April 3, 2015.
It may be the biggest foreign policy bet of Barack Obama’s presidency. It is also a sensible step forward for Iran and the west. Ten years in the making, the framework nuclear deal announced on Thursday in Lausanne makes it reasonable to hope that a final written pact can be hammered out by the summer, preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.




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