Every few weeks, it seems, I am forced to confront the idea that the news media in the United States care more about embarrassing President George Bush than they do about the safety and security of American citizens, at home and abroad, and the military trying to protect us.
In recent weeks, it has become more and more clear that Iran is using the Iraq war to fight a proxy war against the United States. While there have been reported instances of Iranian weapons, explosives and missiles being used against Iraqi and American troops, there have also been Iranian military captured fighting alongside terrorists in Iraq.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who – in addition to calling for Israel to be “wiped off the map,” has ignored U.N. demands that he cease work on Iran’s nuclear program, which outsiders believe is many years from producing usable energy, but not very long at all before enough uranium could be enriched to build a nuclear weapon.
Ahmadinejad is supported by hardline Muslims, although many feel the real political power belongs to the mullahcracy, the unelected religious clerics who have stifled any real reforms in Iran for decades.
In spite of the obvious interference …