What Money CAN Buy

by Pejman Yousefzadeh on March 20, 2011

Estimated amount of money spent thus far on Operation Odyssey Dawn: Over $62 million.

FY 2012 funding request for Voice of America’s Persian Language Service: $19.25 million.

FY 2012 funding request for Radio Farda: $7.4 million.

American strategic interests regarding Libya: Relatively little, save an interest in oil.

American strategic interests regarding Iran: Immeasurable.

Value of undermining the political power of the regime in Iran: Priceless.

Reasons why the Obama Administration has its priorities backwards: ???

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