Filed under: Foreign Policy, History, Iran, National Security, Terrorism, The United States | Tags: Ayotollah Khomeini, Peace With Terrorists, The 60s Revisited
The headline at the Weekly Standard was “Yoko Ono vs. Ayatollah Khomeini.”
It’s going to be difficult, it’s going to be challenging, but ultimately this is how diplomacy should work.”
“If Iran is willing to walk through the door of opportunity that’s presented to them” then the country and its people will benefit.
“If they fail to walk through this door of opportunity, then we are in position to reverse the interim agreement and put in place additional pressure to make sure that Iran does not develop a nuclear weapon.”
“My preference is for peace and diplomacy, and this is one of the reasons why I’ve sent the message to Congress that now is not the time for us to impose new sanctions, now is the time for us to allow the diplomats and technical experts to do their work.”
“What we want to do is give diplomacy a chance, and give peace a chance.”
The Iranians said that America was being secretly run by a bunch of Nazi space aliens who control the government. Really.