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Iranian Snub? Not Quite

Nathan Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Gonzalez

There is a very important reason for Iran's reluctance to change its tone overnight. It is due to a political trend I call the "cult of anti-Americanism."

Obama Offers Iran Bigger Carrots, but the Sticks Remain Puny

Christopher Holton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Holton

If truly comprehensive and tough economic sanctions were imposed on Iran now -- for the very first time -- its leaders might very well be forced to negotiate with the West.

Realism and Leverage for Engaging Iran

Edgar M. Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Edgar M. Bronfman

Engagement through new diplomatic avenues, like Obama's video to Iran, is worthwhile, but we must not lose sight of the challenge Iran still poses.

Iranian Response To Obama: "Minor Changes Will Not End The Differences"

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is reaching out to the Iranian people in a new video with Farsi subtitles, saying the U.S. is prepared to en...

Will Tehran Tango? Obama's Historic Norooz Greeting

Trita Parsi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Trita Parsi

Yesterday, Obama put forward a vision for a new era of US-Iran ties. In almost every aspect, Obama's approach was the opposite of that of President George Bush.