Monday, July 20, 2009

Hillary Clinton always said she didn't regret her Iraq vote; now she's willing to do it again in Iran

From a href="" /br /blockquotespan style="font-style:italic;"In a high-profile policy address before the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared that the US wouldn’t not hesitate to use its military to “defend our friends, our interests, and above all, our people” during the segment discussing /br /She elaborated on the declaration with span style="font-weight:bold;"“this is not an option we seek nor is it a threat; it is a promise.”/span Clinton also warned Iran that the US offer to hold talks, which she had previously said she didn’t expect to work to begin with, would not be open-ended and that “our willingness to talk is not a sign of weakness.”br /br /Today’s comments are the latest in a long line of bellicose rhetoric coming from the Secretary of State. Last month during a television interview span style="font-weight:bold;"she said that Iran was risking the possibility of a US invasion, citing the disastrous 2003 invasion of Iraq as a model./span/span/blockquotebr /br /And in the we-never-seem-to-learn category, she's advocating this position despite the lack of evidence that any WMD program actually exists in Iran:br /br /blockquotespan style="font-style:italic;"The US has been demanding that the Iranian government abandon its civilian nuclear energy generation program, and several officials have claimed, despite a stark lack of evidence, that Iran is working on nuclear weapons. span style="font-weight:bold;"The IAEA has pointed out no evidence for the accusation exists, and America’s own National Intelligence Estimate says they don’t believe Iran has an active weapons program either./span/span/blockquotebr /br /So much for iSmart Power/i, I guess.div class="blogger-post-footer"img width='1' height='1' src=''//div

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