March 15, 2012

Obama's Phony Tough Talk on Iran

David Karl, Asia Sentinel

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United States President Barack Obama is now talking tough with Iran, insisting that he is prepared, if necessary, to use military force to stop the country’s atomic ambitions. But if history is any guide, he is more likely to acquiescence to a nuclear-armed Iran.

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