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Arms control experts are tweeting praise for the Iran nuclear deal

A Peacekeeper missile after silo launch.
A Peacekeeper missile after silo launch.
US Air Force

If you're not sure what to think about the big Iran nuclear deal, the Twitter accounts of America's — and the world's — top nuclear proliferation experts aren't a bad place to start looking.

Overall, the arms control community is supportive of the deal, viewing it as a win for the US that contains credible enforcement mechanisms. But experts also highlighted some areas of concern.

Mark Fitzpatrick: director, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Programme at International Institute for Strategic Studies

Verdict: Support

Arms Control Association

Verdict: Support

Daryl Kimball: director of Arms Control Association and publisher of Arms Control Today

Verdict: Support

Kelsey Davenport: director for Nonproliferation Policy at the Arms Control Association

Verdict: Support

Andrea Berger: senior research fellow and deputy director of Proliferation and Nuclear Policy, Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies

Verdict: Support

James Acton: senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Verdict: Support

Aaron Stein: nonproliferation program manager at the Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies

Verdict: Support

Miles Pomper: senior research associate, Center for Nonproliferation Studies

Verdict: Conflicted

Ploughshares Fund

Verdict: Support

Joe Cirincione, president of Ploughshares Fund

Verdict: Support

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