- Published: Monday, 23 February 2015
Posted Feb. 22, 2015 at 2:01 AM
By Patrick J. Kennedy
As the White House races to conclude a deal with Tehran on Iran’s disputed nuclear program by a March 24 deadline, the American people should take a moment to consider the party we are trying to negotiate with. Iran is a tyrannical and theocratic regime that is extending its reach across the broader Middle East, exacerbating sectarian conflicts, and fostering opposition to Western interests -- all while stringing along the United States and exploiting the Obama administration’s goodwill.