January 19, 2012
become an atomic weapons state because it already has the raw materials,
technology, the ambition, and no single or group of nations is willing to do
what is necessary to deny that outcome.
Two things are
becoming obvious regarding Iranís atomic quest. The U.S. has neither the
will nor the international support to topple the regime and an Arab
Spring-like Iranian revolution doesnít appear likely either. What does
appear likely is the grudging acceptance of an atomic armed Tehran, and a
radically changed Middle East.