Deal in hand, will Iran follow path of North Korea?

November 25, 2013 / Written By Fox News

Now that the Obama administration has its nuclear deal with Iran, the big question is can Tehran be trusted to make good on its promises -- or, will it follow the path of North Korea? 
 
"I am concerned this agreement could be a dangerous step that degrades our pressure on the Iranian regime without demonstrable actions on Iran's part to end its pursuit of a nuclear weapons capability -- a situation that would be reminiscent of our experience over two decades with North Korea," Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said in a statement. 
 
Critics of the newly struck deal with Iran cite the United States' bruising experience with North Korea over the past two decades. The rogue nation repeatedly led on the U.S. and other nations, only to renege time after time. 
 
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in labeling the six-month deal with Tehran as "an historic mistake," on Sunday invoked an infamous 2005 pact with North Korea. As part of that deal, Pyongyang agreed to abandon its nuclear program and join the Non-Proliferation Treaty in exchange for food and other aid. 
 
Read more at Fox News

Discuss