Obsession With Iran Act 2012 - Ron Paul

(source: Foreign Policy Journal)
Thursday, August 2, 2012

On Wednesday 1 August 2012, Iran Threat Reduction Act and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (H.R. 1905) was passed by the US House of Representatives (421-6). The bill which was co-sponsored by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), and Rep. Howard Berman (D-Cal) is unprecedented in peace times and has been described as "establishing a virtual state of war with Iran".

Here Senator Ron Paul slams the bill as "Obsession with Iran Act" during the House debate, arguing that Iran was no threat to the US national security and that it was "an act of war":