Media and Nuclear Deal Opponents Continue to Spread Debunked Myth Iran Will Monitor Itself

(This article is published in FAIR.)

The rumors that emerged in early August that the IAEA had made “secret side deals” with Iran constitute a “disinformation milestone” and a “manufactured controversy,” arms control experts noted. They clarified that the IAEA has such “safeguards agreement with 180 countries,” and that all of these nations “have similar information protection provisions”–that it is normal protocol.

Yet opponents of the nuclear deal, primarily the US right-wing, have wielded rumors in hopes of stirring public disapproval and pitting congresspeople against the deal.

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