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How Iran Plays the U.S.

posted on October 22, 2012

At Commentary Sohrab Ahmari writes that the Obama administration’s reconciliatory efforts toward the Iranian people, but not necessarily the Iranian government, is based on the “faith in the power of the president’s words to transcend the limits not only of blood and ideology, but also of history.” Yet Ahmari writes, “what looks to the president and his supporters like the sloughing off of a cumbersome past is viewed by the theocrats of Tehran as little more than the latest chapter in a three-decade-long, bipartisan sequence of American capitulation.”

Read at Commentary