The Bush administration, enjoying a victory high and convinced regime change was but a finger flick away, said no. Washington even denounced the Swiss government for passing along the Iranian offer.
Iraq is racked by sectarian war. Israel blundered into a lost war against Hezbollah. Dreams of democracy across the Mideast have gone aglimmering. Iran, not the U.
What to do now? It would be great, of course, but Washington hopes do not create Iranian realities. The worst option, of course, is military action. True, all of the analysts, politicians, pundits, and ivory tower analysts who were wrong about Iraq believe that this time war would be easy.
But no serious person should take them seriously. But Parsi surely is correct that the only hope of resolving the variety of conflicts between Washington and Tehran is for the U. But his analysis is even more important as a tool to inform policymakers attempting to fashion Mideast policy.
No where has the Bush administration failed more dramatically and disastrously. No where is sound thinking more desperately needed. Spara som favorit. Skickas inom vardagar.
In this era of superheated rhetoric and vitriolic exchanges between the leaders of Iran and Israel, the threat of nuclear violence looms. But the real roots of the enmity between the two nations mystify Washington policymakers, and no promising pathways to peace have emerged.
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