Richard Nephew from the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University takes a look at the openings and challenges for Europe and the US .

Richard Nephew, Programme Director at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, explains the challenges and opportunities, and takes a look at what the outstanding risks are for the Iran deal's lifeline.

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