While not explicitly rejecting diplomacy, the newly-launched organization—United Against a Nuclear Iran (UANI)—looks like a cover for the anti-engagement camp. It’s mission seems to be all about educating Americans on the dangers of Iran, while having nothing intelligent to say on what to do about it. If it is not explicitly designed to create the public mood for a future confrontation with Iran, then it could certainly be used to that effect. It is a shame that Democratic-affiliated luminaries such as Richard Holbrooke and Dennis Ross have leant their names to an effort that looks and smells like another neo-conservative rehash of the rather successful PNAC push for war with Iraq. Jim Woolsey is on the Advisory Board of UANI; it looks bad—judge for yourself.
Irancove @ October 8, 2008