Playing the fool’s game 愚か者のゲーム
Playing the fool’s game
The clock is ticking on efforts to halt Iran’s quest for the bomb, and time is running out. When it does, the folly of allowing a rogue state to threaten the Middle East – and the world – with the bomb will be exposed in stark and horrifying relief. Neville Chamberlain was the face of appeasement in the 20th century; Barack Obama would be that face in the 21st.
There are many moving parts in the tug of war between Western powers and the Islamic republic, but one of those parts has not moved. Tehran is determined to transform the region, and the world, by achieving the weapon to crush the Jewish state and intimidate everyone else. A dozen years at the negotiating table has changed nothing. Ali Khamenei, the mullah who is the supreme leader of Iran, tells his Twitter followers that “This barbaric, wolflike & infanticidal regime of #Israel which spares no crime has no cure but to be annihilated.”