Iran Must Know the U.S. Means Business

Talks without the threat of force don't work, says Elliott Abrams.


Responsible leadership cannot allow Iran to have nuclear weapons. We can all agree that diplomacy must always be tried, and all other possibilities exhausted, before military action. But resorting to force is the second-worst, not the worst, outcome. The only thing worse would be to allow Iran's dangerous theocratic regime to have in its arsenal the most destructive weapon known to man.

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