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Ray Takeyh

Taking threats off the table before sitting with Iran

By Ray Takeyh
May 3, 2007

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AS SECRETARY OF STATE Condoleezza Rice meets with her Iranian counterpart this week in Egypt, the prospects of talks between the two enduring foes seem closer than before. However, for such negotiations to succeed, Washington must be prepared to adjust an important aspect of its rhetoric. It is customary for President Bush and his advisers to suggest that in dealing ... (Full article: 816 words)

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