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Is a Nuclear Deal With Iran Possible?

IsraelFirsterSecond Wrote: Oct 09, 2012 1:29 AM
Pat, please talk to AP, they are telling us in 4 months Iran will have enough for a bomb. No one knows who to believe.
Petya Wrote: Oct 09, 2012 9:35 AM
Looking at their respective records - it's Pat hands down who we should believe.
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...