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Is a Nuclear Deal With Iran Possible?

TheGoodConservative Wrote: Oct 09, 2012 12:46 PM
Given that we've been fu#king with the Iranians since the 1950's, I would say they've shown remarkable restraint. It's you neocons who are the irrational ones.
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...