Iran Issue No. 1
The Washington Post / Mariam Memarsadeghi and Akbar Atri

 All the while, Tehran has avoided any real change in behavior. It has amassed greater military might and regional influence, and escalated its repression of the Iranian people and its patronage of Lebanese Hezbollah and anti-Israeli, anti-American Islamist ideology throughout the Muslim world. And along the way, it has managed to convince some on the European and American left of its harmlessness, and even of "Islamic" progressiveness.

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