Secure Freedom Minute: Don’t Reward Iran’s Increasing Malevolence


In recent months, the Iranian regime has redoubled its threatening behavior. For example, it has plotted to kill former U.S. officials in our country. It has enriched uranium effectively to bomb grade and finally acknowledged that it has the option to deploy nuclear weapons.

And Iran’s proxy militiamen in Iraq have just flexed their muscles by attacking government buildings and even the U.S. embassy in Baghdad’s supposedly secure Green Zone. While their leader, Muqtada al-Sadr, has ordered them to withdraw, the point has been made: They can take over there at any time.

Incredibly, Team Biden’s response to such abiding – and growing – threats is to press on with the completion of a new deal that has no prospect of blocking the mullahs’ nuclear ambitions. Instead, it will simply help underwrite, legitimate and otherwise enable them. That’s simply insane, and must be abandoned.


This is Frank Gaffney.

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