Wednesday, March 14, 2007

More reasons not to attack Iran

Reese Erlich and Muhammad Sahimi offer us good reasons not to attack Iran. They quote Richard Nixon and Zhou Enlai:
There are essential differences between China and the United States in their social systems and foreign policies. However, the two sides agreed that countries, regardless of their social systems, should conduct their relations on the principles of respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all states, non-aggregation against other states, non-interference in the internal affairs of other states, equality and mutual benefit, and peaceful coexistence. International disputes should be based on this basis, without resorting to the use or threat of force.

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