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To be fair, the document signed in Geneva is not meant to neutralize the threat posed by those who rule Iran. It is meant only to be a "confidence-building" measure, a first step toward the "comprehensive solution" that President Obama envisions.
What's the best strategy for denying nuclear weapons to Iran?
Well into last weekend it looked as though Iran was going to win the latest round of negotiations - by a knockout, not on points. Secretary of State Kerry had flown to Geneva to sign a deal that would have stuffed tens of billions of dollars into the pockets of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, easing the economic pressure - the pressure that had brought Iran to the negotiating table in the first place. The funds would have been turned over with no restrictions. Khamenei could have used them to further Iran's illicit nuclear weapons program - the program that negotiations were meant to stop.