An interesting Op Ed can be found at the WaPo written by crafty Neocon, Robert Kagan. Kagan, it should be noted, was a prime candidate to serve as McCain’s Brain (who would have needed one), in a McCain-Palin Administration. So what he has to say can be influential to denizens of the DC fever swamps. And what he has to say is a walk back of the Attack Iran Line:
It would be similarly tragic if
Israeldamaged the likelihood of political change by carrying out an airstrike against 's nuclear facilities in the coming year. That would provide a huge boost to the Iran regime just when it is on the ropes -- and for what? The uncertain prospect of setting back the nuclear program for a couple of years? Tehran
Regime change in
is the best nonproliferation policy. Even if the next Iranian government refused to give up the weapons program, its need for Western economic assistance and its desire for reintegration into the global economy and international order would at least cause it to slow today's mad rush to completion and be much more open to diplomatic discussion. Tehran
Regime change via the pocketbook it is then, I take it.
One the frequent criticism of the President, other than he gives too many speeches, is that he does not give enough speeches. Look for a Neocon inspired speech campaign on