Iranian nuclear agreement

Daily News Article - April 6, 2015

Questions

Note to students: Before answering the questions, read the “Background” below.

1. Describe the deal the U.S. and international negotiators reached with Iran on Thursday. Be specific.

2. List the negative results Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said would be the outcome if this deal is finalized as it now stands.

3. What threats did Prime Minister Netanyahu point out that back up his assertions?

4. How did President Obama defend the agreement that was made?

5. What accusation did Iran’s negotiator Foreign Minister Javad Zarif make an hour after President Obama made his remarks?

6. In addition to Israeli officials, Republicans and some Democrats in Congress, who opposes the deal made with Iran?

7. Ask a parent: what confidence do you have that the Obama administration has made a good deal?