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The West is now at an impasse with Iran, which I have been predicting would happen for a long time. War seems inevitable as the radicals ruling Iran close in on making a bomb. An attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities will not solve the threat because the regime not only has mastered the technology and the know-how, but also there are many sites unknown to the West in which work on highly enriched uranium and nuclear weaponization of missiles continues daily.

The best solution is to help the Iranian people, thousands of whom have sacrificed to bring about regime change only to find out that the West is more interested in negotiations. A great opportunity was missed in 2009 when millions of Iranians took to the streets because Mr. Obama turned his back on them.

But it is not too late.

Today, the only viable solution in securing world peace and stability is regime change in Iran. To achieve that, we must help the Iranian people — not with arms — but with our support and technological advancements to inform, unify and enable the millions who are awaiting our leadership.

Reza Kahlili is a pseudonym for a former CIA operative in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and the author of “A Time to Betray” (Simon & Schuster, 2010). He is a fellow with EMPact America and teaches at the U.S. Department of Defense’s Joint Counterintelligence Training Academy.