George W. Bush

The choice: Start World War III, or support the Iran nuclear deal

To the editor: John Bolton's rush to a radioactive World War III was not palatable even to George W. Bush, the man who took us to war in Iraq and appointed Bolton as ambassador to the United Nations. ("The consequences of a bad deal with Iran," op-ed, July 26) Neither the International Atomic Energy Agency nor the Central Intelligence Agency has found evidence that Iran has developed nuclear weapons. In contrast to Israel, widely assumed to be a nuclear state, Iran is a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, which sanctions the development of nuclear power for peaceful purposes. To suggest that either Israel or the U.S. could surgically strike Iran's...