Commentators on CNN today did not quite agree. They pointed out that every Republican candidate in the race for the 2016 had said they would trap the deal and negotiate a better one.the White House did not have a "day-to-day" strategy of what to do following withdrawal from the deal . . .
the administration is set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism, seemingly for ideological and personality reasons - it was Obama's deal.
That Trump can single-handedly tear up a long-term deal negotiated by several nations including his pals who run China and Russia is, in my view, hugely serious. That he had no plan for what would happen after that act of vandalism apart from a naive belief that sanctions would bring Iran to its knees begging for a new deal is a disgrace. It's like Bush Jnr. all over again. Let's topple Saddam Husein but, sorry folks, we have no plan about what to do thereafter! Democracy will flourish and the Middle East will be saved! What a load of B/S!