In an article published in Townhall, Ken Blackwell quotes the Russian proverb, “doveryain no proveryai,” which means “trust but verify”. It was a phrase Reagan would use many times in his dealings with Mikhail Gorbachev. The P5+1 countries that are negotiating with Iran, need to take heed of this proverb.
Ken Blackwell is a senior fellow at the Family Research Council and the American Civil Rights Union and is on the board of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. He is the co-author of the bestseller The Blueprint: Obama’s Plan to Subvert the Constitution and Build an Imperial Presidency.