<a href=”If U.S. troops leave Iraq early, it would be tragic to think that American men and women have died to strengthen the Iranian regime. That is why there is no other choice but victory in Iraq and finding a way to deal with Iran without a direct military confrontation. Whatever Mr. Talabani says, the United States is already fighting Iran in Iraqi territory.

On the nuclear front, the recent decision by the International Atomic Energy Agency to postpone referring Iran’s nuclear program to the U.N. Security Council is a sign that the world body is still in control. Iran isn’t bluffing when it reasons that it should have the right to have nuclear capabilities since Israel does. No one argues against Iran having nuclear power for energy, but the worry that such a program could be used to build weapons makes Russia’s proposal a savior. In Tehran, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov tried to persuade the Iranian regime that the uranium should be enriched in Russia. Although the negotiations are not finalized, here are some suggestions to ensure success while dealing with Iran.

First: Sanctions don’t work. When people suffer, their good feelings toward America fade. More than half of the 75 million people in Iran are under age 30, and the economy faces both underemployment and unemployment. It would be far more fruitful to lift the embargo and bring full-scale globalization to Iran. This new generation does not remember that the United States sided with Iraq in the Iran-Iraq war. But if sanctions are imposed, it’s all anyone will remember.

Second: While trying to establish an Iranian opposition when the regime falls, make sure that it is composed of Iranians who actually live in Iran.

Third: Try to keep the IAEA inspectors in t”>Iran, Iraq, Turkey et al.?-?Editorials/Op-Ed?-?The Washington Times, America’s Newspaper: “If U.S. troops leave Iraq early, it would be tragic to think that American men and women have died to strengthen the Iranian regime. That is why there is no other choice but victory in Iraq and finding a way to deal with Iran without a direct military confrontation. Whatever Mr. Talabani says, the United States is already fighting Iran in Iraqi territory.

On the nuclear front, the recent decision by the International Atomic Energy Agency to postpone referring Iran’s nuclear program to the U.N. Security Council is a sign that the world body is still in control. Iran isn’t bluffing when it reasons that it should have the right to have nuclear capabilities since Israel does. No one argues against Iran having nuclear power for energy, but the worry that such a program could be used to build weapons makes Russia’s proposal a savior. In Tehran, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov tried to persuade the Iranian regime that the uranium should be enriched in Russia. Although the negotiations are not finalized, here are some suggestions to ensure success while dealing with Iran.

First: Sanctions don’t work. When people suffer, their good feelings toward America fade. More than half of the 75 million people in Iran are under age 30, and the economy faces both underemployment and unemployment. It would be far more fruitful to lift the embargo and bring full-scale globalization to Iran. This new generation does not remember that the United States sided with Iraq in the Iran-Iraq war. But if sanctions are imposed, it’s all anyone will remember.

Second: While trying to establish an Iranian opposition when the regime falls, make sure that it is composed of Iranians who actually live in Iran.

Third: Try to keep the IAEA inspectors in t”

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