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By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Abraham D. Sofaer
As China steps up sovereignty claims over disputed waters in Asia, U.S. military forces face the growing risk of conflict with the Chinese military, according to a draft congressional report.
As Americans seek to find an alternative to the stark and unappetizing choice between acceptance of Iran's rabid leadership having nuclear weapons or pre-emptively bombing its nuclear facilities, one analyst offers a credible third path.
Instead of limiting U.S. options for Iran to sanctions or military strikes, Mr. Sofaer argues for an alternative military and intelligence direct action program against the Revolutionary Guards, based on the internationally recognized right to defend U.S. forces, American civilians and U.S. interests from what he identified as 30 years of unchecked Iranian aggression.
"The distinct possibility exists that the P5+1 negotiations, like all before them, will fail," he wrote.