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2009-06-22 Home Front: Politix
Lugar: US should talk to Iran
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Posted by Fred 2009-06-22 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [392 views ]  Top

#1 Why bother. Give the iranian gov't a blanket statement - "seeking nuclear arms would be a bad idea for you." case closed. I'd then tell the israelis through back channels to make the strikes count, since we're going to get blamed in any case.
Posted by Broadhead6 2009-06-22 00:19||   2009-06-22 00:19|| Front Page Top

#2 Did Lugar notice the 3.5 years of EU talks and results? Perhaps Richard Rino should move in with Arlen S. and sit down there to collect his unearned paycheck.
Posted by Muggsy Glink 2009-06-22 01:06||   2009-06-22 01:06|| Front Page Top

#3 'We want communication with Iran. We want openness of the press. We don't want to have to use Twitter. We want the press on the ground.'"


We want uninterupted Obama Administration coms and spin with Iran. We want openness of the State Run Media, both theirs and ours. Like Fox, Twitter cannot be controlled easily by the government. Therefore it is useless. We want 'selected' media and press outlets on the ground.
Posted by Besoeker 2009-06-22 07:52||   2009-06-22 07:52|| Front Page Top

#4 If we sit down and talk with the current regime, it may not be there much longer. Besides, why legitimize this corrupt regime by talking with them. The Iranian people who are out in the streets protesting and dying don't think the regime is legitimate. Talking with the current regime has been pointless to date and has yielded zero. They are going to do what they want to do regardless.
Posted by JohnQC 2009-06-22 10:35||   2009-06-22 10:35|| Front Page Top

#5 "Coexistence with a nuclearized, fascistic theocracy in Iran is impossible even in the short run. The mullahs understand this with perfect clarity. Why can't we?"
Christopher Hitchens
Posted by Black Bart Ebberens7700 2009-06-22 17:30||   2009-06-22 17:30|| Front Page Top

#6 Hitchens? Right for all the wrong reasons.
Posted by OldSpook 2009-06-22 21:58||   2009-06-22 21:58|| Front Page Top

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