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Cutting deals with our enemy puts America at risk

Q: What is your view of the international agreement intended to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons?

Szeliga: A nuclear Iran would destabilize the Middle East and endanger America's ally, Israel. I believe the agreement fails to provide enough safeguards to ensure Iran does not develop a nuclear weapon. Last year while the Iran deal was being crafted, Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, even said, "The Americans say they stopped Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. They know it's not true." Cutting deals with our enemy puts America and our allies at risk. The deal releases billions of dollars to the Iranians. Even the current administration believes that some of the money will end up in hands of terrorist groups. Can you believe that? We would be assisting our enemies by funding their attacks. As Americans we need to make sure our families are safe and this deal doesn't protect us.

Source: Baltimore Sun Voter Guide on 2016 Maryland Senate race , Sep 9, 2016

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