The Post-Iran Deal Mystery: What will Khamenei do?

The Post-Iran Deal Mystery: What will Khamenei do?

July 17, 2015

<p class="font_8" style=""><span style=""><span class="color_2">The American public remains justifiably anxious about Iran’s nuclear program. No one in Washington expects that the nuclear agreement announced on July 14 will be a quick fix to thirty-six years of bad blood between Washington and Tehran. But polls show a plurality of Americans still </span></span><span class="color_2"><span style="">support</span></span><span style=""><span class="color_2"> diplomacy with Iran over military confrontation. If I were sitting in Tehran, I would zoom on this twist as a timely opportunity. On the other hand, the American side should not expect any big policy U-turns, but encourage Iranian moderation whenever possible. This is what both sides need to do to make the nuclear deal survive the Obama presidency.</span></span></p>

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The Post-Iran Deal Mystery: What will Khamenei do?

The Post-Iran Deal Mystery: What will Khamenei do?

July 17, 2015

<p class="font_8" style=""><span style=""><span class="color_2">The American public remains justifiably anxious about Iran’s nuclear program. No one in Washington expects that the nuclear agreement announced on July 14 will be a quick fix to thirty-six years of bad blood between Washington and Tehran. But polls show a plurality of Americans still </span></span><span class="color_2"><span style="">support</span></span><span style=""><span class="color_2"> diplomacy with Iran over military confrontation. If I were sitting in Tehran, I would zoom on this twist as a timely opportunity. On the other hand, the American side should not expect any big policy U-turns, but encourage Iranian moderation whenever possible. This is what both sides need to do to make the nuclear deal survive the Obama presidency.</span></span></p>

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The Post-Iran Deal Mystery: What will Khamenei do?

The Post-Iran Deal Mystery: What will Khamenei do?

July 17, 2015

<p class="font_8" style=""><span style=""><span class="color_2">The American public remains justifiably anxious about Iran’s nuclear program. No one in Washington expects that the nuclear agreement announced on July 14 will be a quick fix to thirty-six years of bad blood between Washington and Tehran. But polls show a plurality of Americans still </span></span><span class="color_2"><span style="">support</span></span><span style=""><span class="color_2"> diplomacy with Iran over military confrontation. If I were sitting in Tehran, I would zoom on this twist as a timely opportunity. On the other hand, the American side should not expect any big policy U-turns, but encourage Iranian moderation whenever possible. This is what both sides need to do to make the nuclear deal survive the Obama presidency.</span></span></p>

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The Post-Iran Deal Mystery: What will Khamenei do?

The Post-Iran Deal Mystery: What will Khamenei do?

July 17, 2015

<p class="font_8" style=""><span style=""><span class="color_2">The American public remains justifiably anxious about Iran’s nuclear program. No one in Washington expects that the nuclear agreement announced on July 14 will be a quick fix to thirty-six years of bad blood between Washington and Tehran. But polls show a plurality of Americans still </span></span><span class="color_2"><span style="">support</span></span><span style=""><span class="color_2"> diplomacy with Iran over military confrontation. If I were sitting in Tehran, I would zoom on this twist as a timely opportunity. On the other hand, the American side should not expect any big policy U-turns, but encourage Iranian moderation whenever possible. This is what both sides need to do to make the nuclear deal survive the Obama presidency.</span></span></p>

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