Sarkozy is Something!

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    Truly, I wanted him to win, just being a spoiler. Now he turns into being more strong than Blair. Go figure.


    http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=071212170119.e60b1ecw&show_article=1

     
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    Sarkozy also said he was ready to travel to Tehran to discuss a civilian nuclear partnership if the country steps up its cooperation with the UN atomic watchdog.


    I agree with him. More transparency and inspections.
     
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    Do you really think the US is against any ally's diplomacy with Tehran? Even the Europeans know better than that:

    http://www.iht.com/articles/2004/11/24/edisenberg_ed3_.php

     
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    Sarkozy mulls Iran nuclear co-op
    Wed, 12 Dec 2007 23:52:55

    Sounds good. Dialog is always prudent. Nice to see the president of France engaging in direct negotiation. I wonder why Bush doesn't put his own personal skill and credibility on the line, like Frenchie does?

    Fine. If Iran plays by the rules, France is willing to help them develop civilian nuclear technology. I don't find anything here to disagree with. As long as there is a robust system of checks and inspections to make sure they don't use their enriched uranium in any military technologies.

    Good. Iran respects the rules, and they can have civilian nuclear power, as is their right.

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    How do you expect the French assistance would be any different than what Russia said over a year ago, 'we'll do the enrichment necessary, for civilian use?'

    That doesn't mean a bad thing. Washington has the problem of the Iranian hostage takeover over 25 years ago, that prevents diplomacy, without Iranian actions. That doesn't preclude allies from acting as intermediaries, something that has been encouraged.
     
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    Diplomacy, the US should try it some time, it's a useful part of foreign policy. :rofl:
     
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    When others are ok as your surrogates, that IS diplomacy.
     
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    How about this one?

     
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    With whom have we not tried diplomacy? Got some names to go with the accusation?
     

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