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October 28, 2012

Column: America's enemies are getting away with murder

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So by now, here is what we know: Iran’s rulers collaborate with al-Qaida, do not hesitate to plan attacks on American soil, and are pursuing a nuclear weapons capability which can only make them bolder and more dangerous.

This, too, should be apparent: Swatting mosquitoes and shooting the occasional crocodile takes you only so far. At some point it becomes necessary to devise a strategy to drain the swamp.

Clifford D. May is president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a policy institute focusing on national security.

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