July 7, 2016

The Huffington Post: Have Democrats Learned From the Mistakes of War?

A draft copy of the 2016 Democratic Party platform has been circulated online, and the Iran section is a cause for concern to many progressives who championed President Obama’s historic diplomatic achievements. Its support for the Iran nuclear deal is a no-brainer, but its assertion that we “will not hesitate to take military action if Iran violates the agreement” is a needlessly provocative regression. In its current iteration, the platform not only puts war with Iran back on the table, but also doubles down on the disproven mindset that security is best achieved through militarism.

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