25 Feb '12, 2am

Slamming diplomacy as futile skews Iran debate toward war | Care2 Causes

Slamming diplomacy as futile skews Iran debate toward war | Care2 Causes

When you boil it down, much of the recent right-wing commentary on Iran consists of variations on the theme of just how futile diplomacy is . President Obama’s handling of Iran has been subject to intense cross-pressures –and plenty of second-guessing — at every step along the way. And now, having painstakingly built an international coalition for economic sanctions far more stringent than ever before, the president’s skeptics are no less impatient with him. Which leaves us with a policy/political debate skewed dangerously toward military confrontation. I was particularly interested to see a blog post by Peter Feaver over at ForeignPolicy.com’s Shadow Government , in which he declares his support for renewed diplomacy with Iran, yet with utterly impractical conditions attached. In comparison with the GOP candidates, who would have voters believe Obama is helping Iran get t...

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