Skip to comments.Iran Is Not Our Friend
Posted on 01/26/2014 7:42:55 PM PST by OddLane
On the foreign policy front . . . I find myself wondering why we cannot regard another country, in this case Iran, as just that, as one more country which we would regard as neither friend nor foe, with whom we are prepared to deal on a day-to-day basis, neither idealizing it nor running it down, keeping to ourselves (here, of course, I am speaking about our government) our views about its domestic political institutions and practices, and interesting ourselves only in those aspects of its official behavior which touched our interestsmaintaining in other words, a relationship with it of mutual respect and courtesy, but distant.
George Kennan wrote those words in his diary on March 8, 1998, after some thoughts on the scandal of Mr. Clintons relationship to
his Jewish girl intern. Kennan died too soon. The day of his Iran policy has come.
(Excerpt) Read more at newrepublic.com ...
Do they really matter when Americans have weapons that could make the country a parking lot?
Iranian born Presidential adviser VayJay would disagree.
The New Republic awakens from its long slumber.
Iran is not our friend?!!?
Then what the hell am I supposed to do with all this party stuff I bought for the US-Iran Love Fest?
Dagnabbit! I never get the memos until after I’ve blown the budget.
That easily could have been written by a conservative... Some great stuff in there... and he's totally right about Iran.
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