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How to answer Iran's rhetoric

Reader comment on item: Iran's Final Solution Plan

Submitted by Houshang. Yazdi (United States), Nov 1, 2005 at 20:11

The only way to curb the Iranian government's dangerous pronouncements is to hit them where it hurts: by causing disruption in their day to day life, by denying them the opportunity to govern without fear. As you may recall, after 8 years of Iran- Iraq war, when Saddam failed to achieve peace with Iran, the only thing that convinced Ayatollah Khameini to accept cease fire was relentless bombardment of Tehran, the capital, by Scud missiles.

I'm not suggesing to bomb Tehran. Rather make them suffer economically by boycotting Iran, the way was done to Lybia. The Lybian government finally came around. Of course Iran is much bigger country and is a juicier target for the Western Eurpean companies . Right now because of increase in price of oil, the peaple of Iran and the government are in a state of euphoria and drunken dellirium. If they can't get what they want, such as food,consumer goods and techology life will become hard, unrest will follow and they will forget the rhetoric and come around to preserve their power .

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