Bad Options on Iran

[U.S. News] Mortimer B. Zuckerman - Look behind the curtain of virtually every major problem in the Middle East, and you will find Iran: killings in Iraq; arms and money for Hizbullah's assaults on Israel and Hizbullah's attempts to usurp the elected government of Lebanon; support of Syria as the hotelier of the region's major terrorist groups; support and training of Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and sleeper networks in countries beyond; promotion of a messianic revolutionary ideology that has deepened the Sunni-Shiite divide; the reckless seizure of 15 British sailors and marines as hostages; and defiance of the UN in pursuit of nuclear weapons. Only the U.S. has the will and the capacity to constrain Iran.

2007-04-16 01:00:00

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