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Iran, a Rising Star That’s Now Too Powerful to Ignore

Posted by alanmirs on October 28, 2008


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Iran, a Rising Star That’s Now Too Powerful to Ignore
As the end of the Bush era draws near, it is clear that its policy of treating Iran as a country that must be weakened, punished and perhaps even overthrown has failed. Suddenly it has become fashionable to say that Iran must be recognized, respected and dealt with as the increasingly powerful nation that it is
 
 
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The central point of contention between Iran and the West now is over

Posted by alanmirs on October 25, 2008


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The influence of Iran’s theocratic Shiite regime has risen sharply around the … The central point of contention between Iran and the West now is over …
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The central point of contention between Iran and the West now is over

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Changing the Conventional Wisdom About Iran

Posted by alanmirs on October 5, 2008


Changing the Conventional Wisdom About Iran
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, speaks about Iran's nuclear enrichment facility in Natanz, Iran.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, speaks about Iran’s nuclear enrichment facility in Natanz, Iran.
Hasan Sarbakhshian / AP

The failure of punitive diplomacy and prohibitive consequences of military action have prompted a growing number of experts in France, a key U.S. ally on the Iran issue, to argue for an entirely new approach, based on a diplomatic approach that treats Iran less like pariah, and more like a partner

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