Before they were enemies, the US and Iran used to have a thing. In fact, we started their nuclear program.
Like any failed relationship… it’s not just one thing that led us all here. Years of misinformation, politics, greed, reality tv, and some real security interests on both sides brought us to this point.
This is the story of how the US and Iran broke up — because you can’t truly understand the Iran deal without first understanding why the US and Iran have bad blood.