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Another Try at Nuclear Negotiations
New York Times, by Editorial

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/25/2012 7:16:27 PM

After a six-month hiatus, the United States and other major powers are trying to resume negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program. Iran has been enriching uranium in defiance of United Nations Security Council resolutions for six years, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel has threatened military strikes if these activities are not halted by next spring or early summer. It is imperative that all sides make every effort to reach a diplomatic solution. War, of course, would be disastrous. But so would an Iran with a nuclear weapon. American officials still have doubts about whether Iran’s

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In real irony, while our sanctions are obviously working, we [along with Russia, Britain, China, France and Germany] are willing to negotiate this strength away to believe that Iran would ever stop trying to develop nuclear weapons. Short of war, there will be no solution with this increasing threat to the "safe" balance of power in the world.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 12/26/2012 2:15:09 AM     (No. 9083706)

From the "progressive" Obama point of view, the course of action is crystal clear: keep negotiating until Iran declares they have the Islamic Bomb, then apologize and offer Iran foreign aid while blaming the situation on Israel. Is there really any doubt this is what will happen?

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