90 Miles From Tyranny : Why Reagan Would Have Opposed Iran Deal

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Why Reagan Would Have Opposed Iran Deal

Proponents of President Obama’s Iran deal have invoked analogies to President Reagan’s arms control approach in effort to increase desirability for the unpopular agreement in the eyes of Congress and the general public.

The analogy is misguided and flawed (just like the Iran deal itself).

For starters, Obama is no Reagan.

The ‘great communicator’ was willing to stop negotiations when the opposing party demanded excessive concessions that would compromise American security.

Contrast this with that of Obama. For the Iran Deal the Obama administration has buckled on:

  • Stringent verification requirements
  • Access to key nuclear sites (where Iran has conducted nuclear weapon activities)
  • Conditioning sanctions based on...Read More HERE

1 comment:

  1. Reagan is known for "Trust, but verify". Allowing the Iranians to inspect themselves is to gut that proposition.


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