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Category: Iran
July 9, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Nuclear arms: Treaty is good news in volatile world

State senators should push for nuclear treaties What could do more harm to our people and environment than a nuclear explosion? Thank you for your editorial “An arms deal, and more” [Opinion, July 7], which nicely summarizes the state of negotiations between the United States and Russia. We need to ask our U.S. senators to support the forthcoming…


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June 26, 2009 at 2:06 PM

Iran elections: comparing protests to Revolutionary War

U.S. should stand against tyranny One has to wonder where the U.S. would be today if, at the time of our revolution, France had taken the same posture the Obama administration is taking with respect to the protests and election in Iran. Had France said it didn’t wish to be the foil for the tyrannical English monarchy…


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June 22, 2009 at 4:24 PM

Obama’s Iran stance

U.S. President wise to stay out of Iran protests I’m sorry Charles Krauthammer [“Iran: Change we should believe in,” Opinion, syndicated columnist, June 20], but I believe President Obama is absolutely correct in not meddling in the latest election protests. What good does it do for the U.S. to side with the protesters? All we do is…


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April 21, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Obama’s foreign policy

Outreach to dictators an embarrassment Frankly, I didn’t expect to be thrilled with President Obama’s foreign policy. On the other hand, I’m surprised that I’m disgusted. He’s doing nothing more than toadying and mea culpa-ing to the world at large [“Obama defends outreach to foes,” page one, April 20]. Does he think he will win respect at…


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February 7, 2009 at 11:04 AM

Iran and nuclear weapons

Don’t ignore the nuclear elephant I see a number of well-reasoned pieces of advice to the new president on how to deal with Iran, all urging him to emphasize diplomacy and take the “military option” off the table. Unfortunately, they all also ignore the “elephant in the living room,” which is a nuclear-armed Israel, within easy-missile range…


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