President Trump announced he will no longer certify the Iran nuclear agreement is in the U.S. national interest. This decision will have consequences for the United States in the Middle East as well as potentially beyond. CGEP hosted an expert panel to discuss the decision and its implications, its impact on the Iran nuclear agreement itself, how Congress, U.S. partners, and Iran will react, and, what will come next for U.S. sanctions and energy markets.

Expert panelists included:

  • Richard Nephew, former Principal Deputy Coordinator for Sanctions Policy at the Department of State and CGEP Senior Research Scholar
  • Avril Haines  former White House Deputy National Security Advisor and former Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency for the Obama Administration 
  • Helima Croft, Head of Commodity Strategy, ‎RBC Capital Markets
  • Jason Bordoff, CGEP Founding Director (moderator)