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Robert Baer on US-Iran Relations (Hardtalk – BBC)

January 31, 2011 Leave a comment

Robert Baer is a former Middle East specialist with the CIA. He says America is slowly facing up to the truth that Iran is a regional superpower. President Bush has likened direct diplomatic engagement with Iran to appeasement of Hitler. But Washington has sent a top US diplomat to meet Iran’s nuclear negotiators. There is also talk of an American diplomatic representation in Tehran. What is behind this apparent change of strategy?

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