Countering Iran

[Weekly Standard] Reuel Marc Gerecht - Iran is on a roll. Its development of a nuclear weapon progresses. Anxiety in Tehran about the possibility of an American military strike against the regime's nuclear facilities almost vanished in December with the publication of the National Intelligence Estimate, which incongruously asserted that Iran had stopped its quest for a bomb in 2003. Spurred by its nuclear success against the Europeans and Americans, the clerical regime is causing trouble on the West Bank and in Gaza, Lebanon, Syria, the Persian Gulf, and Iraq. The Hamas-Hizbullah axis is a dream come true for Tehran. They allow Iran's rulers to be frontline combatants against the Jewish state.

2008-05-13 01:00:00

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