I agree with Frida Ghitis’ Feb. 3 article, Tough talk, no action must make Iran laugh. I don’t believe that Chuck Hagel’s first comment was mistaken in describing President Obama’s policy toward Iran’s nuclear bomb program as being containment and not cessation and dismantling. The Iranian Mullahs know that the Obama policy of sanctions has made life difficult for the average Iranian, but has had zero effect on its nuclear program.
Now is the time for Congress to demand that Obama announce a red line to the world and stop playing politics with the lives and livelihoods of the American people. It is the height of folly to believe Obama is going to contain Iran from supplying its allies with nuclear weapons materials.
Sander Poritzky, Weston