Presidential Race

Iran Bluster On Campaign Trail Distorts Complex Issue

Rhetoric, reality and the Jewish vote in ‘12 campaign.

01/31/2012
Special To The Jewish Week

In a presidential race even more devoid of foreign policy debate than usual, Iran and its alleged nuclear quest appear to be the exception. Republican contenders are outdoing each other with hints of military action to prevent the Islamic republic from crossing the nuclear threshold, and President Barack Obama promised in last week’s State of the Union address that “I will take no options off the table” in dealing with Iran.

The Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran. getty images
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