Krize s Íránem na obzoru

NEW YORK – Až se Barack Obama ujme vampnbsp;lednu úřadu, přivítá jej řada nesnadných výzev, vampnbsp;čele s akutní hospodářskou krizí. Luxus, že by se na ni zaměřil výhradně, si ale nemůže dovolit. Bude se muset potýkat také sampnbsp;celou škálou výzev vampnbsp;zahraniční politice. Vampnbsp;první zahraničněpolitickou krizi Obamovy vlády se snadno může vyvinout Írán a jeho jaderný program.

Důvod je prostý. Írán značně pokročil na cestě ke schopnosti obohacovat uran vampnbsp;měřítku, které dostačuje kampnbsp;výrobě jaderné zbraně. Mezinárodní agentura pro atomovou energii právě oznámila, že Írán tohoto stadia dosáhne možná už vampnbsp;roce 2009.

Írán sampnbsp;jadernou zbraní nebo schopností vampnbsp;krátkém čase jednu nebo více bomb vyrobit představuje opravdové nebezpečí. Přesto jednou zampnbsp;cest, jíž by se nová americká vláda mohla vydat, je přijmout „severokorejskou“ možnost a naučit se sampnbsp;touto hrozbou žít. Riziko tkví vampnbsp;tom, že už tak nestabilní a ke střetům náchylný Střední východ by takový postup ještě zjitřil.

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