Why the U.S. Should Stand by the Saudis Against Iran

(Wall Street Journal) Bret Stephens - Despite fond White House hopes that the nuclear deal would moderate Iran's behavior, Tehran hard-liners wasted no time this week disqualifying thousands of moderate candidates from running in next month's parliamentary elections, and an Iranian-backed militia appears to be responsible for the recent kidnapping of three Americans in Iraq. The nuclear deal guarantees Iran a $100 billion sanctions windfall that will offset its losses from falling oil prices while doing nothing to stop its regional imperialism. No wonder the Saudis are nervous.

2016-01-20 00:00:00

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