Commissioner Pifer Assesses Iran Deal and Missile Defense

Would an Iran deal obviate the planned European Phased Adaptive Approach on ballistic missile defense? Deep Cuts Commissioner Steven Pifer assesses possible consequences.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The day after P5+1 (the United States, Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany, along with the European Union) and Iranian negotiators reached an interim agreement regarding Iran’s nuclear program, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told the press that implementation of the agreement would make the planned deployment of U.S. SM-3 missile interceptors in Romania and Poland unnecessary. Read more ...