WorldViews: The good, the bad and the ugly of the Iran nuclear deal

By Max Fisher, November 25, 2013

The United States and five other world powers signed an agreement with Iran over its controversial nuclear program this weekend, a significant step toward resolving this years-long dispute. Iran says it wants to reduce international economic sanctions and, for purposes of its own national dignity, retain a right to a peaceful nuclear program. The U.S. and the five other world powers want to restrict Iran's ability to ever make a nuclear weapon. Some countries not at the talks Israel and Arab Gulf states such as Saudi Arabia want this too, although they think about it differently.

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