Washington's conflicting strategies on Iran
The Real News Network
23-May-2008 (one comment)

The Real News Network's Paul Jaytalks to Gareth Porter about the dichotomy of Washington's two strategies forIran. On the one hand recognizing that they share common interests likestabilizing Iraq. On the other hand Iran is seen as a threat as a regionalpower to the Bush administration's Middle East aims and therefore must be dealtwith militarily.

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Gareth Porter is excellent!!

by Anonymous-2 (not verified) on

As he says Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz and the right wingers at The Republican Party and some Democrats are hell bent on attacking Iran. The issue is not even regime change; but Iran cannot remain a strong power in the Middle East. Their stupid idiotic war on Iraq has made Iran a winner here; so now Iran has to pay the price for US stupidity, arrogance and bullism.

So you know all that they are saying about Iran is nothing but fabricated, distorted and false information in order to serve the benefit of the warmongers and we have some of our own compatriots who call the rest of us as conspiracy theorists; or supporter of IRI.

What they don't seem to understand is that the U.S. will never allow any country in the region to remain independent, politically and economically strong, in order to remove the need for the U.S. to remain in the region with its military basis.