If the Obama administration waits until it takes punitive action against Iran to censure human rights abuses there, it will look like we view human rights as a pressure tactic, rather than as the foundation of free society.
There is a definite possibility that before a diplomatic solution is reached, the United States will impose further sanctions against Iran as a way of preventing the possible future development of nuclear weapons.
The Iran talks don't need hot heads, moralistic rhetoric and ominous reminders that we're "running out of time." What is needed is leaders with the pragmatism and vision to know a workable deal when they see it
With growing resentment directed against Ali Khamenei by his own peers, how ironic would it be that the first political casualty of Iran's election dispute turned out to be the supreme leader and not Ahmadinejad?