Yes, a Nuclear Iran Is Unacceptable: A Memo to President-elect Obama
Publication Date: December 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Special Collection: Presidential Advisory
Keywords: Presidential transition; Disarmament; Economic sanctions
Coverage: Iran United States
President-elect Obama, you are right that the United States cannot allow Iran to attain a nuclear weapon. Your statement during the second presidential debate indicates that you appreciate the unacceptable dangers posed by a nuclear-capable Iran. But statements like the following indicate a lack of understanding about the past record of failed attempts to negotiate with Iran.