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Charles N.Steele

A fourth option was the one proposed by Benjamin Netanyahu a little before Obama "finalized" the deal: impose much tougher economic sanctions on Iran. Netanyahu laid out specific options for this, and Carly Fiorina mentioned others in her short campaign. There was substantial room to further weaken the regime, but Obama chose to strengthen the regime, including sending at least $150 billion in funds including nearly $2 billion in cash.

With Iran sponsoring wars in Yemen, Morocco, Iraq, and Syria, plus funding Hezbollah and Hamas, this was pretty obviously a terrible thing to do.

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