February 18, 2014

Iran Is the Big Problem in the Mideast

Lee Smith, Weekly Standard

The Associated Press

For five years now, traditional American allies like Israel and Saudi Arabia have told the White House that Iran is the problem. You might think, with its latest terror designation, the administration might come to that same view. But the administration is reluctant to see the implications of what it has just done. The fact is, it’s long past time to move against Tehran on all fronts. Our key struggle in the Middle East is with the Iranian revolutionary regime that supports Sunni as well as Shiite terrorism.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Iran


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