- It lies in the interest of the United States to build on the Iran nuclear deal
- If Trump squanders this opportunity, the dangers facing America are very real
Reza Marashi is research director at the National Iranian American Council. Trita Parsi is the president of the council and author of the forthcoming book, "Losing an Enemy -- Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy." (Yale University Press, 2017)
(CNN)As Donald Trump prepares to enter the White House, he will be the latest in a long line of Presidents to inherit Middle East security challenges.