U.S. Senate Sanctions Bill Is All About Torpedoing a Nuclear Deal With Iran

How can a bill purportedly aimed at promoting a diplomatic deal with Iran simultaneously pledge unconditional U.S. support for an Israeli attack?

Earlier this week, a senior Obama administration official told me he thinks many of the senators cosponsoring the new Iran sanctions bill don’t know what’s in their own legislation. He noted that when the administration sends sub-cabinet level officials to brief members and their staffs on the details of nuclear negotiations, few show up. An expert who...