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1. I like the Iranian reformers more than I like the mass politics of solidarity by symbolism.

2. Imitating the right things for a people to say or do does not make those things the right ones for a President to do.

3. If Iran really has imported 5,000 Hezbollah enforcers, a more robust official US response may be mandatory.

4. Max Boot’s understanding of the reform movement in Iran is severely flawed . But I believe he is right that even ‘the good guys’ want a nuclear program that violates international law. (thru Peter Suderman)

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