Kristol Sees Iran Confrontation Sooner, Not Later
Posted on Aug 22, 2006
Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol continues his drumbeat for war against Iran in this clip from Fox News.
This is how it all starts. Unconvinced? Take it from Sy Hersh, the country’s best investigative journalist: (chronological dispatches, from oldest to newest: here, here, here and here)
KRISTOL: I think we could be in a military confrontation with Iran much sooner than people expect. I don?t think this is an issue that?s going to wait two and a half years until President Bush leaves the presidency. I think he will decide at some point next year ? in 2007 ? he?ll have to make some very tough decisions about what the U.S. and the world can tolerate in terms of this regime ? this apocalyptic, messianic regime ? which has made clear that it would use ? would feel free to use weapons if it had them, that has very deep ties with terrorist groups, what we could accept in terms of their nuclear program.
QUESTION: What does that mean, what we can accept, does that mean going over and doing something about whatever they?ve got?
KRISTOL: It could mean that…
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