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Things Tom wonders about: Is the U.S. now closer to Iran than to Saudi Arabia?

It feels either both are at arm’s length, or we are slightly closer to Iran than to Saudi Arabia.

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It feels that way to me — either both are at arm’s length, or we are slightly closer to Iran than to Saudi Arabia.

Your thoughts? Are we? And is this a good thing or a bad thing?

To paraphrase Muhammed Ali, no ayatollahs were implicated in 9/11.

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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