Friday, July 24, 2015

Share the TRUTH! From Vox.com: "Myth: The Iran deal is abject surrender and will make it easier for Iran to get a nuclear bomb.
This is probably the most common talking point about the Iran deal, and certainly the most common one against it: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been making it for months, as have some Republicans.
This is total nonsense and is, in fact, the exact opposite of what is happening. Iran has accepted enormous cuts to its nuclear program, not to mention invasive and politically humiliating inspections.

The US won on every major issue that was really important, and the upshot is that Iran is surrendering most of its nuclear program. Here are the bullet points:

-Iran will give up about 14,000 of its 20,000 centrifuges.

-Iran will give up 97 percent of its enriched uranium; it will hold on to only 300 kilograms' worth.
-Iran will be forbidden from enriching uranium beyond energy-grade fuel, or 3.67 percent enrichment. (Weapons-grade uranium is 90 percent enriched.)
-Iran will destroy or export the core of its plutonium plant at Arak, and replace it with a new core that cannot produce weapons-grade plutonium. It will ship out all spent nuclear fuel."
Read more here: http://bit.ly/1KmIigJ
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