Monday, April 05, 2010

Kristol cheers 'use of force' to delay Iranian nukes.

Bill Kristol is, once again, on air demanding that the Obama administration must be prepared to use force against Iran.

"I think we have to have a credible threat of force and the preparation to use force against Iran. It would be much better if we used force against -- to delay the Iranian nuclear program than if Israel did and there is no evidence that the US government is being at all serious about the use force there," Kristol told Fox News' Chris Wallace Sunday.

Nina Easton, also appearing on the Fox News Sunday panel, quickly rebuked Kristol. "Use of force. You say that so blithely as if use of force -- what happens the next day after the use of force?" she asked.

Even Chris Wallace points out that the most this will achieve is to slow the Iranians down for a couple of years, but Kristol insists that this is still the route that the US should take.

But then, attacking countries without fully thinking out the consequences of what happens after you attack, is what Kristol always appears to advocate.

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