Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Senior STATE Officials: ".. to open a US interest section in Tehran.."

If this happens, it should cause some severe heart ailments to many in the US and the Middle East ... Fred Hiatt, in the WaPo, here
"....Senior officials at the State Department and beyond are mulling a proposal to open an interest section in Tehran, similar to the one the United States has operated in Havana since 1977. This would fall short of full diplomatic recognition, but it would open a channel to the Iranian people and, maybe, eventually, to the regime as well.
Beneath the debate is an effort by the administration to bequeath to its successor a foreign policy on something of an even keel, and a belief that Iran may be the relationship furthest from achieving that. ..."

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