The Corner

Getting at Root Causes

Senators Lieberman and Kyl are offering an amendment today calling on the US to combat, contain and roll back Iran’s aggression in Iraq. It also designates the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization.

As General Petraeus and his troops continue to defeat al-Qaeda in Iraq — and they are — the biggest threat to Iraq’s stability and independence is Iranian intervention: both direct and through the militias and death squads that Tehran arms, funds and directs.

We either confront this enemy — or we let them defeat us. We know what MoveOn.org and its friends on the Hill prefer.

Clifford D. May — Clifford D. May is an American journalist and editor. He is the president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a conservative policy institute created shortly after the 9/11 attacks, ...

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