The Profs Who Love Obama's Iran Deal
Who supports the Obama administration's increasingly unpopular
Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA
) aimed ostensibly
at curbing Iran's nuclear program? Many of its strongest proponents come from the field of Middle East studies, which boasts widespread
animus towards the U.S. and Israel along with a cadre of apologists for the Iranian regime determined to promote ineffectual diplomacy at all costs. In the latest Campus Watch research
, appearing today at FrontPage Magazine
, CW West Coast representative Cinnamon Stillwell reports on the Mullahs' academic cheerleaders:
Flynt Leverett, an international relations professor at Pennsylvania State University, whitewashes Iran's terrorist proxies Hamas and Hezbollah as "constituencies" and "communities" which the Iranian regime "help[s] organize in various ways to press their grievances more effectively," effective terrorism being, for Leverett, a laudable goal. Characterizing the regime as "a rising regional power" and "legitimate political order for most Iranians," he urges the U.S., through the JCPOA, to "come to terms with this reality."
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