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Iran's Charm Offensive Not Always Charming

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 11.25.2013 | World
Evelyn Leopold

The new Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, has mounted a "charm" offensive to convince Americans he's not as heavy-handed as his predecessor. His main goal is to get sanctions lifted. But his speech to the UN was a bit heavy-handed, except for the outreach for talks with the West.