America’s red lines in the sand on Iran
By Richard Cohen, The
There are three red lines when it comes to
That third red line is of utmost importance. It explains why
The fact is that the Iranian regime is doubly unstable. It faces considerable domestic opposition, but it also can be astonishingly violent. In addition to the attempt on the life of the Saudi ambassador to Washington, Iran had its own former prime minister stabbed to death in a Paris hotel room, allegedly was behind the bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center (85 dead) and is blamed for the bombing of Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia in which 19 U.S. airmen were killed. This is a dangerous regime.
The Obama administration operates as if these incidents are departures from the norm. The Israelis see them as the norm — and more to come. President Obama wants the Iranian regime to turn its nuclear sword into a plowshare. The Israelis would welcome such a development, but they would not trust it. The regime they know will, sooner or later, revert to its nuclear weapons program. It’s in its DNA.
In his State of the Union address, Obama was pretty clear about
This — the vaunted carrot — is startlingly naive. Where is the evidence to suggest that the men who now run
The Obama administration announced the Iranian attempt on a Saudi diplomat in
The real danger for
The ultimate remedy is Iranian regime change. This is not as improbable as it sounds. The
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