Evaluating The Iran Nuclear Deal One Year Later

A group of jubilant Iranians cheer and spray artificial snow during street celebrations following a landmark nuclear deal, in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, July 14, 2015. After long, fractious negotiations, world powers and Iran struck an historic deal Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions - an agreement aimed at averting the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran and another U.S. military intervention in the Middle East.
A group of jubilant Iranians cheer and spray artificial snow during street celebrations following a landmark nuclear deal, in Tehran last year. After long, fractious negotiations, world powers and Iran struck an historic deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions - an agreement aimed at averting the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran and another U.S. military intervention in the Middle East. Ebrahim Noroozi / AP Photo
A group of jubilant Iranians cheer and spray artificial snow during street celebrations following a landmark nuclear deal, in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, July 14, 2015. After long, fractious negotiations, world powers and Iran struck an historic deal Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions - an agreement aimed at averting the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran and another U.S. military intervention in the Middle East.
A group of jubilant Iranians cheer and spray artificial snow during street celebrations following a landmark nuclear deal, in Tehran last year. After long, fractious negotiations, world powers and Iran struck an historic deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions - an agreement aimed at averting the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran and another U.S. military intervention in the Middle East. Ebrahim Noroozi / AP Photo

Evaluating The Iran Nuclear Deal One Year Later

In July 2015, six global powers: US; UK; Russia; China; France; plus Germany (P5 + 1), struck a deal with Iran to limit the country’s nuclear weapons capability. 

Just after the one year anniversary, we’ll ask Dr. Muhammad Sahimi, professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at USC, to evaluate how well both sides held up their promises. Sahimi has been analyzing Iran's nuclear program and political developments for two decades.