Regions / Iran
The Wikileaks documents demonstrate that U.S. diplomacy is not being used to find alternatives to war, but rather pursued in the interests of illegal wars.
Engagement with an Ahmadinejad-led Iran is a lose-lose proposition to the Arab Middle East.
Turkey fears American military action more than Iran's nuclear ambitions.
Pennsylvania divestment bills are unlikely to have much impact on Iran or Sudan, but they provide fodder for moral pieties by politicians.
While the United States is is trying to isolate Iran, Iran is making friends in America's backyard.
Although sabotage may prove successful in slowing Iranian nuclear progress in the short term, it actually stands as a barrier to a long-term resolution.
Conservatives believe that U.S. disarmament holds no water with Tehran.
Rushing to judgment on Russian involvement with Stuxnet could bite Iran in the rear end.
Proliferation and deterrence apply to both.
Thought to be for show, Iran President Ahmadinejad's extreme pronouncements haven't been taken seriously by savvy Iran watchers.