Analyzing Former Vice President Mike Pence’s Opposition to the Iran Nuclear Deal
Former Vice President Mike Pence’s recent address at the Free Iran World Summit 2023 in Paris has sparked controversy and drawn attention to the ongoing debate surrounding the Biden administration’s pursuit of a nuclear deal with Iran. Pence strongly criticized President Biden’s approach, arguing that it appeases the “tyrannical regime” in Iran and puts global security at risk. This article aims to critically analyze Mike Pence’s opposition to the nuclear negotiations and explore the broader context of the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Background: The Iran Nuclear Deal
The Iran Nuclear Deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), was a landmark agreement reached in 2015 between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers (the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, and China). The deal aimed to limit Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions.