Knox Faculty: US Needs to Keep Pressure on Iran

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

Commentary by Sue Hulett, Richard P. and Sophia D. Henke Distinguished Professor of Political Science and chair of the Political Science Department at Knox College: “Iran may soon receive a ‘treat’ in the form of an end to global economic sanctions imposed in response to Iran’s nuclear weaponization programs that violated the Non- Proliferation Treaty… What should [President] Obama do to persuade Iran to abandon its nuclear weapons program? First, Obama ought to be the “realist” he sometimes claims to be… cooperation ought to be reciprocal… and successful diplomats negotiate from a position of strength. Second, Obama ought to use leverage (sanctions-relief) to craft a ‘nuclear-free zone’ in Iran…” Read more at The Register Mail…