Understanding Iran's Diplomatic Strategy

Iran has been developing nuclear capacities in order to obtain leverage in diplomatic talks with the United States. …

 The Obama administration's failure to grasp the logic underlying Iran's negotiating strategy ensured the failure of the first round of US-Iran negotiations in October 2009…. …It is time for the United States to shed its shallow propagandistic view of Iranian strategy, and accept the necessity for real bargaining with Iran on fundamental issues.    >>>
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