No Need to Rush Into Iranian Conflict

The recent run-up in prices at the gas pump is in part tied to increased concerns about another war in the Middle East — this time with Iran.

In some respects, the practical implications of such foreign policy and national security concerns resonate in Tampa just as they do in Washington, D.C. or New York.

The latest diplomatic talks with Iran on its nuclear program are aimed at preventing a military conflict. These talks are not likely to produce immediate breakthroughs. But they are an important part of an overall strategy that has strengthened our nation’s position, isolated Iran, and built an international consensus for dealing with Iran’s nuclear program. And make no mistake, this strategy is delivering results.

This article was originally published in Tampa Bay Online.