This point is implicit in much of the current paranoid saber-rattling over the Middle East. But does John McCain really think that the threat posed by Iran is equal to that the United States faced from the Soviet Union — the world’s greatest land military power, with a massive strategic nuclear capacity that carried on a multi-decade ideological struggle with the US? In his speech this morning, McCain adds all the caveats that Iran is not a superpower. But at bottom he still seems to see that it is a sign of foreign policy naivite to say that the threat we face from Iran today pales in comparison to that we faced from the Soviets.
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From TPM Reader LV … Like the previous reader, I too was a union organizer earlier in my career. His/her…
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With your indulgence I wanted to re-up this appreciation of Ulysses S. Grant I wrote back in January 2018. It’s…
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On the unionization vote in Bessemer, Alabama, a note from TPM Reader XX … I hesitate to comment before the…