U.S. intelligence officers assessed that Iran conservatives were not as happy with the idea of reviving it. and As one of many American critics of this arrangement, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps runs the military part of the nuke program. The Iranians had unsuccessfully sought a guarantee that the United States would not withdraw unilaterally from the agreement. They also knew that the majority of their nuclear fuel would be re-entered once they had re-entered. Iran had amassed in response to Mr. Trump’s decision would have to be shipped out of the country.

Then, there were the street demonstrations and An agreement with Russia which essentially puts IranBelarus and the United States are now in the same position as Belarus to assist the Russian invasion.

“The regime has made a series of consequential choices that is increasingly cutting them off both from their people and from much of the international community — including European countries that had devoted the bulk of the Trump years seeking to salvage the nuclear deal,” Robert Malley, the State Department’s special envoy for the Iran Negotiations on Tuesday.

Although Mr. Malley was more optimistic than usual about the likelihood of a diplomatic solution, his outlook has changed. “Iran turned their back on a nuclear deal that was within grasp,” he said, adding that the country’s government “failed to engage” When the International Atomic Energy Agency demanded more visits, I accompanied them and Data to locations where nuclear material has been detected Iran You can then announced plans for new nuclear production The agency then issued a condemnation of the lack of cooperation.

The result was “a series of vicious cycles,” Mr. Malley stated. “The repression fuels more protests. The protests trigger more repression. The alliance with Russia only further isolates Iran, which prompts it to double down on this alliance for lack of any other partner.”

Israel’s greatest concern and Many Americans were there. Iran’s announcement that it would begin enriching nuclear fuel to 60 percent inside Fordow, the facility it built inside a mountain, on After repeated cyberattacks, a military base was destroyed and Afflictions on the body on The Natanz nuclear enrichment facility. The Obama administration tried to close the Fordow site during nuclear negotiations that lasted from 2013 to 2015. The lead negotiator, Wendy Sherman, now the deputy secretary of state, said at the time that the failure to do so was among her bigger disappointments — though the agreement explicitly barred the kind of nuclear activity that the Iranians recently said they would conduct there.

The question now is whether Benjamin Netanyahu’s more hawkish government in Israel will push for an attack on It would be very difficult to destroy the facility without the use of the most powerful bunker-busting weapons. The United States and the United Kingdom and Israel has trained to conduct an attack. and When he was last prime minister, Mr. Netanyahu was close to ordering one.