( This potentially frightening story has no specific gravity whatsoever. Weinberg jumps to his conclusions with little more than his “feelings.” Pickering is not Obama. – JW )
David M. Weinberg
Thomas R. Pickering is the former U.S. undersecretary of state for political affairs, and considered by many the ultimate American career diplomat. He was U.S. ambassador to Russia, the U.N. and Israel. He is still called upon by the administration to lead important investigations, including one into the killing last fall of the American ambassador to Libya.
Now, Pickering is back at the head of a panel of former senior U.S. officials and outside experts called “The Iran Project,” urging U.S. President Barack Obama to drop sanctions and covert action against Iran, and instead negotiate more intensively with Tehran.
“I fundamentally believe that the balance between sanctions…
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