Retired Generals and Admirals Urge Congress to Reject Iran Nuclear Deal

(Washington Post) Carol Morello - Nearly 200 retired generals and admirals sent a letter to Congress on Wednesday urging lawmakers to reject the Iran nuclear agreement, which they say threatens national security. Many of the signatories served in the White House, under Democratic administrations as well as Republican. The letter is a response to one sent last week by three dozen retired senior military officers who support the nuclear deal. Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Thomas McInerney said: "What I don't like about this is, the number one leading radical Islamic group in the world is the Iranians. They are purveyors of radical Islam throughout the region and throughout the world. And we are going to enable them to get nuclear weapons. Why would we do that?"

2015-08-27 00:00:00

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