Unformatted text preview: mat was kicked out of the U.S. last weekend for soliciting cyberattacks on U.S. military, intelligence and nuclear targets. Her acts were clumsy, but her malevolence extended straight to Chavez's palace, where she said she had ties. It calls for a hard response.¶ • Aiding America's enemies. Chavez defied international sanctions by bringing Iran's tyrant, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, to our hemisphere in a bid to gain credibility as a rogue state . The Iranian madman got a redcarpet welcome at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on Monday, undercutting the U.S. efforts to sanction Iran, which threatens the world with nuclear war.¶ With our military gutted and the long fuse to Iran burning shorter, the last thing we need is a rogue state across the Gulf of Mexico conducting acts of war.¶ It wouldn't take much to get rid of Chavez, and in light of the high stakes elsewhere, it should be a priority. But our president has had little more than handshakes and a scolding words for what's rapidly shaping up as the most lawless rogue state in our hemisphere. Impossible to negotiate with Iran – must show force
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