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In November 2013, Iran and the P5+1 agreed on a monumental accord in Geneva to slow the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. Experts weigh in on the significance of the agreement and what might—or might not—be different in future nuclear discussions.
Mansour SalsabiliEhud EiranMartin B. MalinAyman Khalil
The place: Helsinki. The time: 2012. The event: A landmark conference that would mark the greatest success so far in long-running efforts to establish in the Middle East a zone free of weapons of mass destruction. The conference didn't happen. Does that mean the process is dead?