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Pretending to prevent an atomic Iran
NY Post ^ | April 6, 2010 | Rich Lowry

Posted on 04/06/2010 2:54:00 AM PDT by Scanian

The rules of the great Iranian nuclear charade are simple: We pretend to punish the Iranians for the nuclear- weapons program that they pretend doesn't exist.

The Obama administration is about to go to the UN Security Council for a fourth round of sanctions. Remember the first three rounds? Models of collective international action, they passed unanimously (with the exception of an abstention by Indonesia in 2008) while Iran spun ever-more centrifuges and enriched ever-more uranium.

It's a two-track process. On one track, the West feels as though it's doing something; on the other, the Iranians advance the nuclear program the West is purportedly doing something about.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhoiran; bhomiddleeast; bhonukes; husseinobama; iraniannukes; lowry; nukes; obama; proliferation; sanctions; un

1 posted on 04/06/2010 2:54:01 AM PDT by Scanian
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To: Scanian

Obama wants a nuclear Iran because it’s an anti-American Muslim state.


2 posted on 04/06/2010 3:08:54 AM PDT by avoth
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