http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-usiran1jul01,0,7898052.story?track=tothtmlWas Iranian Leader a 1979 Hostage Taker?
[You have to copy the whole URL and paste it into your browser to get the L.A. Times article. You needed to use the UBB URL feature, maybe because of the length of the URL.]Different former hostages have different opinions whether he was one of the hostage-takers. In any case, the U.S. really does not have the military resources to attack Iran. Iran will not be a pushover the way Iraq was. But it could make for some pretty chilly relations.The new guy said that Iran will go full speed ahead on nuclear weapons development, since it's a matter of national pride. It will be interesting to see how that plays out.