The U.S. military has issued a "Prepare to Deploy" order as Iran disregards demands to stop enriching uranium. But most readers blamed escalating tensions on a trigger-happy U.S. Administration

The ostensible reason for the current hysteria is that Iran might make a nuclear weapon, but the timing seems convenient. The saber rattling comes as Republicans find themselves hard-pressed to explain why they shouldn't be thrown out of office. Maybe the Bush Administration can save the day for Republicans by selling Americans another war. But who will save the day for the American and Iranian people, who...

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