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Back to the ’90s

By on 12.8.06 | 10:11AM

So President Clinton wants dialogue with Iran. Of course, he is not the only one, but it is always entertaining to see him recycling his failed policies as new suggestions for today. (It reminds me of 1960s "spirit of Vatican II" Catholics who think we still need to try reaching the kids through "the media.") As I wrote last year, between calling Iranian elections as "progressive" and meekly asking Khatami for a little help in investigating the Khobar Towers bombing (that Iran probably aided), Clinton's policy toward Iran might be best characterized as a sabbatical.

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