After 17 days of heavy negotiations, and years of failed attempts to reach common ground, U.S. and Iranian leaders pushed all their chips on the table to reach a historic accord in which Iran will give up efforts to gain nuclear weapons in exchange for the lifting of international sanctions. President Obama praised the progress: “This deal offers an opportunity to move in a new direction. We should seize it.” And Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called the outcome a “win-win solution.” While there are already plenty of snap judgments, the merit of the deal can only truly be measured when the dealin’s done.

+ WaPo: How the deal works.

+ Netanyahu: “A historic mistake for the world.” What key players are saying about the deal.

+ LA Times: The key secret concessions that paved the way for the deal.

+ “I wish I could believe what Obama seems to suspect: that this deal will set in motion a virtuous cycle in which moderates gain power in a liberalizing Iran.” Jeffrey Goldberg on the single most important question to ask about the Iran deal.