Last week, President Obama delivered his Iran nuclear deal speech at American University.  Obama took the moment to further connect his legacy to that of John F. Kennedy, whose 1963 speech at that same university was said by Obama to be also about finding peaceful solutions to what he said are the threats we face today. He spoke mostly about his Iranian nuclear deal, which continues to reverberate globally, with sides being drawn in favor and against, including now one prominent detractor from the Democratic party, Senator Chuck Schumer. Phyllis Bennis, who directs the New Internationalism Project, joins Jared Ball of The Real News Network to discuss the speech.

Read the full transcript on The Real News Network’s website.

Phyllis Bennis directs the New Internationalism project at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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