No Good Options on Iran?

(Washington Post) Jim Hoagland - Oil, location, and its advanced quest for nuclear weapons technology give Tehran the potential to drive the UN and the nonproliferation system that the world body oversees onto the rocks in the months ahead. The administration is poised to ask the Security Council to impose economic sanctions against another oil-producing Persian Gulf nation while the wreckage of the last attempt - the oil-for-food program in Iraq - has not yet been cleared. Has the Security Council reformed enough to take this on again? Are Iran's ayatollahs that much more sensitive to world condemnation? Or have I missed something?

2005-05-17 00:00:00

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