President Trump is again warning John Kerry, the former secretary of state, to keep out of discussions over whether to remain in the Iran nuclear deal — a decision the White House is expected to announce on Tuesday.
Supporters of the Iran deal have no shortage of reasons for president Donald Trump to stick with it: The deal appears to be succeeding in its aim of forcing Iran to cut its nuclear stockpile. All of the closest US allies back the deal (except Israel and Saudi Arabia). Backtracking on promises would damage the US’s chance of a deal with North Korea.
Regular reader Cyril Morong sent me a link to a PBS special on Cleopatra, queen of Egypt. Unfortunately, I need to pay a membership fee to get access, but the good news is that Cyril sent me excerpts from the transcript.