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July 14, 2015

Politico: How a Republican President Could Kill the Iran Deal

One potential wild card in the Iran case is whether the U.N. Security Council will pass a resolution that gives the deal some binding status under international law, said Tyler Cullis, a legal fellow with the National Iranian American Council, a group that supports the talks. Although a president could in theory simply disregard such a resolution, he would be taking the risk of putting the U.S. in violation of international law if he unilaterally withdraws without a lawful justification.

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