Only Obama Apologists Can Think Iran Is the China of Kissinger’s Day

The pundits are milking the "Iran-as-today’s-1960s-China" meme, but there's no point pining for a new Kissinger - Iran is in a completely different place than China was, and only military force - not pragmatism - will work.

It was perhaps inevitable that the resumption of Sino-American ties would be invoked during the current negotiations with Iran. The United States pines for a new Henry Kissinger, who during the Vietnam era adroitly used diplomacy and balance-of-power politics to compensate for U.S. economic weakness, military overextension and domestic...