February 7, 2014
Fallacies of the Iran Deal Fantasy
Amir Taheri, New York Post
The Associated Press
As Iran and the 5+1 “big powers” prepare for a new round of nuclear negotiations, Tehran is attracting new support from unexpected quarters in Washington.
The lobbyist-in-chief is President Obama who, in his State of the Union Address, presented a rosy picture of the talks and threatened to veto new sanctions that Congress might pass. Endorsing Obama’s stance, Sens. Carl Levin and Angus King penned a New York Times op-ed, “Don’t Undermine the Iran Deal.” In a rare sortie, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrote Levin endorsing his opposition to further sanctions.
Yet this position is based on a series of false premises.
TAGGED: Iran, Nuclear Weapons