January 4, 2014

U.S., Iranian Hardliners Want a War

Paul McGeough, Sydney Morning Herald

The Associated Press

Who still wants to bomb Iran? The conflict in Syria is the latest to prove how difficult it is to stop a war once the shooting has begun. But there's always a bunch that wants another one.

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