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Iranian Nuclear Crisis: A Fifth (and Only) Option

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If Neville Chamberlain, responsible for leading the disastrous appeasement process between Europe and Hitler in 1938, were alive today, he might receive a letter like this in reaction to the Iranian nuclear crisis:

The Honorable Neville Chamberlain
Former British Prime Minister
c/o 10 Downing Street
London, England

Iran - Do Nothing, Appease, Sanction or Strike Militarily

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Dear Mr. Chamberlain,

Three score and eight years ago, you embarked on a courageous and challenging journey to keep the peace in Europe. That extraordinary effort being disrespected and abused by the Nazi regime and therefore discounted by the rest of the world. Perhaps now however, the time has finally come for fulfillment of your vision, with the growing nuclear and regional challenge coming from Iran.

As the late great President Lincoln of the United States might have characterized today's situation - now the freedom loving people of your Europe and the rest of the world are once again engaged in a great struggle, this time facing the catastrophic threat posed by a politically shrewd, media savvy and scheming adversary. Not employing massive invading armies like Hitler, but rather developing an even more potent and deadly weapon given both its lethality and control in the hands of irrational leadership. Iran's President Ahmadinejad is now testing whether any freedom loving nation so conceived and dedicated to these principles can long endure such veiled, yet abhorrent terror blackmail.

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Indeed, the world will not forget the brave men and women of our partner countries who struggled and fought around the world in conflicts past to preserve freedom and peace. It is with our growing, global confederation, that their legacy of standing at the ready to preserve the peace at all cost now resides.

The question then: When faced with such a very unique challenge - Do we do nothing, appease, sanction or strike militarily?

We believe time has once again come to consider deflecting rather than confronting. Fighting as we've done in Iraq and Afghanistan has not ended the War on Terror, so perhaps appeasement might succeed here. History will not be repeated. Why? The good in all men and particularly those whose motives are driven solely by religion as in Iran will be borne out in the end. Perhaps the Nazis were unique in their agnostic ways but we intellectually expect the Iranian Muslim leadership will be very different in truly embracing appeasement if given a chance, presenting a unique opportunity to carry forward peace under the banner of your wonderful work.

We, the member countries of NAIVE, a rapidly expanding "Union" of countries, salute you and invite your participation and guidance in pursuing this noble charge.

Sincerely,

NAIVE
(Nations Appeasing Individuals Vile and Extreme)

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Perhaps Mr. Chamberlain might have responded as follows:

Dear NAIVE,

Thank you for your invitation.

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