U.S. Senators Evan Bayh (D-IN), Jon Kyl (R-AZ), Joe Lieberman (ID-CT), and John McCain (R-AZ) introduced an amendment today to the Defense Authorization Act urging tough new sanctions on Iran if the government does not take concrete steps to abandon its nuclear program this fall.
Hours after this amendment was introduced, the hardline state-run Kayhan Newspaper reported on the story:
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“The senators had postponed the discussion of sanctions because of the elections in Iran and also the recent unrest, but they have revealed their enmity again now that they have lost hope of overthrowing [Iran’s regime].”