Iran's Imperfect Trap For Obama
The Diplomat / Meir Javedanfar

A sudden rise in oil prices could do to Obama’s reelection bid what Ayatollah Ali Khomeini’s 1979 takeover of the U.S. embassy did to Carter’s reelection ambitions, namely wreck them.

But having laid a political mine for Obama, Iran’s leaders will need all their navigational skills to avoid falling into their own trap. 

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