The View From 1776

Perspective On Iranian Aggression

      http://www.thomasbrewton.com/index.php/weblog/perspective-on-iranian-aggression/

David Goldman argues that, because of its inescapably low birth rate, Iran is a dying civilization.  Its economy is a shambles, and the Ayatollahs see external conquest, or at least regional hegemony, as the only way to prevent the demographic death of Iran.  Hence, catastrophic military conflict may be inevitable, no matter what the Obama administration choses to believe.