January 8, 2012

Would a Republican President Back Up Iran Rhetoric?

Michael Cohen, Foreign Policy

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Mitt Romney and the GOP hopefuls sure like to talk tough about Iran's nuclear threat. But if one of them wins in November, it'll means he'll have to walk the walk.

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