June 12, 2014

The West Must Align with Iran to Stop Jihadists

Peter Oborne, Daily Telegraph

The Associated Press

With Egypt facing grave problems, Iran has emerged as the most stable and powerful country in the Middle East. Again and again since the 9/11 attack on the twin towers in 2001, the Iranians have offered cooperation against al-Qaeda and its allies. These entreaties have repeatedly been turned down. It is time for President Obama and David Cameron to acknowledge that we have been helping to sponsor terror for the past few decades. We have to choose new allies, and they must include Iran. If we carry on with our present deluded course, the threat to the West will only grow more dangerous.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Iran, United States, UK, Syria, Iraq, Islamic State Of Iraq And Al-Sham

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