Before the ink was even dry on the West’s multilateral agreement with Iran to call a halt to their weapons grade uranium production with the stated goal of a larger agreement regarding their pursuit of nuclear armaments, we began hearing the knee-jerk negative reaction from the right, from the usual suspects among rightwing press and politicians.

Charles Krauthammer, in his usual hyperbolic fashion, compared the agreement to Munich, while politicians like Dick Cheney sad it was akin to surrender, to giving Iran the green light to acquirer nuclear weapons

What would be astounding is if anyone at this point would give any credence to the neocon point of view when it comes to strategy involving another Mideast country. If ever there was a time to learn the lessons of history, it is now.

Tom Gavin, Philadelphia thomaspgavin@gmail.com

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