Lessons Senators Should “Read Before Signing” the Menendez-Kirk Iran Sanctions Bill
The Menendez-Kirk Iran sanctions bill (SB 1881), or “Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act,” would move America closer to a Hobson’s choice between going to war with Iran and accepting an Iranian nuclear weapon. Have the senators planning to sign the bill actually read it?
Fifty-nine US senators have signed up to sponsor the Menendez-Kirk Iran sanctions bill (SB1881), the “Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act.” Yet it is hard to believe many have actually read the 53-page bill.
The bill would frustrate President Obama’s efforts to obtain a comprehensive solution to Iran’s nuclear activities, and it is opposed by 80 percent of Democratic committee chairmen. It would all but remove the diplomatic option and move America closer to a Hobson’s choice between going to war with Iran and accepting an Iranian nuclear weapon.
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