Wiretap: Nuclear deal

 
The historic first-step nuclear deal with Iran has been called a historic mistake (Netanyahu), a cautious first step (Kerry), another Munich (National Review) and an important agreement of unknown consequences (most of the foreign-policy establishment). If you want some actual insight, we suggest you start with Michael Gordon of the New York Times, then go to Jeff Goldberg at Bloomberg, to Michael Hirsh at the Atlantic, to Victor Davis Hanson at the National Review. By the end, you’ll be greatly informed or too exhausted to care.

The really hard work is yet to come. But it is a start. Via New York Times.

Obama needs to see if Iran is willing to take the next step. Via Bloomberg.

This is Obama’s Nixon-in-China moment. Via the Atlantic.

Sword of Damocles, Munich, Jimmy Carter, etc. Via National Review.

Ex-Bronco Nate Jackson writes about NFL concussions and the league of denial. Via Washington Post.

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