Pathological Iran

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, it was stated that “[t]he Obama administration and Iran, engaged in direct nuclear negotiations and facing a common threat from Islamic State militants, have moved into an effective state of détente over the past year, according to senior U.S. and Arab officials.”  The article portrays a softening of the U.S. position with respect to Hamas and Hezb'allah and a search for common ground with respect to ISIS.  However, the 800-lb. gorilla in the room regarding these negotiations is the U.S. position with reference to a nuclear-armed Iran.  Further, for those of us who are red-blooded, all-American straight shooters, the idea of secret negotiations with a country with which we do not even have diplomatic relations is itself quite disturbing.  Yet the Obama-lovers do not find anything untoward in these negotiations.  The possibility of any limited nuclear accommodation is not bothersome.  Their...(Read Full Article)