February 12, 2012 | Dispatch

Iran: Stay Steady

Clifford May, a perceptive student of geopolitical affairs, reports a glimmer of good news. Tough sanctions may be having an impact on Iran. The sanctions cannot do the job by themselves, however; President Obama missed an opportunity when he did not embrace the pro-democracy demonstrations that broke out after Iran's fraudulent elections. A nuclear Iran would not pose an existential threat to the United States, yet it would further destabilize an uncertain region. Israel would be placed in a life-or-death situation. The Iranian leaders vowing to erase Israel off the map deserve the compliment of being taken at their word.

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