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Bibi's Dilemma -- and Barack's

PJM3 Wrote: Apr 17, 2012 1:04 PM
"The smartest course for Iran to pursue is to demonstrate to the West that she is reasonable and anxious to prove she has no present or future intention of building atomic weapons. Which is what Iran was doing in Istanbul." Iran is reasonable and was acting in good faith in Istanbul? Pat, when did you start drinking so much Koolaid?
Corbett_ Wrote: Apr 17, 2012 5:13 PM
Unlike you, Pat knows that Iran does not want to be annihilated. He gives the Iranians credit for being human beings -- just like the rest of us.

"Bibi" Netanyahu was disgusted.

"My initial reaction is that Iran has gotten a freebie. It has got five weeks to continue enrichment without any limitation."

The Israeli prime minister was referring to Saturday's meeting in Istanbul of the P5-plus-1 -- the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany -- with representatives from Iran.

Subject: Iran's nuclear program. After a "constructive" meeting of one day, all agreed to meet again in Baghdad, May 23, and departed.

For Bibi, it was a strategic defeat.

For Israel's goal is a halt to Iran's enrichment of uranium and the removal of enriched...