Iran Elections Make Nuclear Talks Harder

By Mort Kondracke - June 18, 2009

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President Barack Obama went easy on Iran in his big June 4 speech in Cairo so as not to become an issue in last weekend's elections. Some good it did. The ruling powers in Iran - rigidly hostile to the United States and determined to develop nuclear weapons - rigged the vote to restore radical Islamist President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to power. And, Obama's mild statements of "concern" at violence...

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