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May 27, 2008

McCain apparently does not understand US policy toward Iran
Posted by Max Bergmann

In John McCain's speech today he says something very very puzzling:

Many believe all we need to do to end the nuclear programs of hostile governments is have our president talk with leaders in Pyongyang and Tehran, as if we haven't tried talking to these governments repeatedly over the past two decades.

So McCain thinks that the President of the United States has been negotiating with the Iranians for the past two decades? Huh? Does McCain not understand that the stated policy of the U.S. government since April 7, 1980 has been to NOT TALK TO THE IRANIANS. And that we have not negotiated with Iran over their nuclear weapons program.

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as if we haven't tried talking to these governments repeatedly over the past two decades

By 'we' John apparently means the EU. Don't tell his base but it seems that St. John is identifying himself with the French....

We've been negotiating with Iran for the past couple of years over Iraq. There's rhetoric, and then there's what actually happens.

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