It looks like the first step in placing a more serious check on Iranian aggression in the Middle East.
Trump will be pilloried by the press, by Democrats wed to former President Barack Obama's Iran approach, and by overeager Iran hawks. But if Trump plays his hand as we expect, it will be a boon to world peace and to U.S. interests.
Flatly decertifying the Iran deal would be a mistake. Decertification would alienate America's European allies. Those allies will be very useful in applying pressure on Iran, and they are wedded to the deal. Germany and France, who have significant economic interests in Iran, would be particularly put off by decertification.
But by also refusing to certify the deal's harmony with U.S. interests, Trump sets the stage for improving the deal.
Trump can now push these U.S. allies towards a consensus on reforming the deal's inspections and nuclear and ballistic missile development protocols.Read more at The Washington Examiner