- "Forget about human rights. Assume you care only about the nuclear issue. How to defuse it? Negotiations are going nowhere, and whatever U.N. sanctions we might get will be weak, partial, grudging and late. The only real hope is regime change."
The venerable Weekly Standard magazine urges 'Regime Change in Iran in 2010':
- "In 2009, we tried to engage the Iranian regime. In 2010, let's try to change it."