Stanford Iran expert Abbas Milani says Iranian leadership is split over making a nuclear deal, while the United States may face stiff opposition from Congress before an end-of-March deadline for an outline of an agreement.
Can you kill your way to victory? Yes, if you are engaged in a hot war against a conventional enemy. Yes, too, if you face homicidal extremists. Killing them may be the only option. Indeed, death is the essential dimension of warfare.
by Kori Schakevia Debate Club (U.S. News & World Report)
Monday, March 2, 2015
President Barack Obama does deserve credit for increasing economic sanctions and espionage against the Iranian nuclear programs. Keeping the Russians, Chinese and Europeans supporting economic and diplomatic isolation of Iran is a major achievement, and probably had more to do with Iran agreeing to negotiate than did the election of a reformist president in Iran.