September 24, 2013
How Obama Was Checkmated by Iran
Fouad Ajami, Hoover Institution
The Associated Press
Iran's clerics have nothing to lose from the diplomacy entrusted to Rohani. They bought time for their nuclear program and for their client regime in Damascus. The theocracy has erected a deep structure of power. Men such as Rohani are dispensable. There is a tenaciousness to the theocracy's bid for power and to its survival instincts.
TAGGED: Hassan Rouhani, United States, Iran, Barack Obama