The Israelis’ Prime Minister wants sanctions to continue until the Iranian government collapses. We have seen the results of such collapses, Iraq in particular. Who is to say ending the Mullahs rule would result in an end to the threat of a nuclear Iran? I would guess that it wouldn’t be as “productive for the region” as Netanyahu assured the Bush administration and America that our toppling Saddam would be for the Middle East.
It amazes me that the people who supported the Iraqi war could even be listened to concerning the Middle East.