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Is a Nuclear Deal With Iran Possible?

Dr_Zinj Wrote: Oct 09, 2012 9:49 AM
Iran is working on becoming a nuclear armed country. That is an indisputable fact by anyone with two functioning brain cells to rub together. The questions we can't anwser are whether they will actually use one, or just use it as a threat for blackmail, or just want one to give any attackers pause.
In diplomacy, always leave your adversary an honorable avenue of retreat.

Fifty years ago this October, to resolve a Cuban missile crisis that had brought us to the brink of nuclear war, JFK did that.

He conveyed to Nikita Khrushchev, secretly, that if the Soviet Union pulled its nuclear missiles out of Cuba, the United States would soon after pull its Jupiter missiles out of Italy and Turkey.

Is the United States willing to allow Iran an honorable avenue of retreat, if it halts enrichment of uranium to 20 percent and permits intrusive inspections of all its nuclear facilities? Or are...