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Have the diplomatic efforts of the Obama management towards Iran failed? was once the Bush administration's emphasis on army intervention, refusal to barter, and pursuit of regime switch a greater method? How can the U.S. top tackle the continuing turmoil in Tehran? This ebook offers a definitive and complete research of the Obama administration's early diplomatic outreach to Iran and discusses the way to movement towards extra confident family among the 2 discordant states.

Trita Parsi, a center East international coverage professional with large Capitol Hill and United international locations event, interviewed 70 high-ranking officers from the united states, Iran, Europe, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Brazil—including the head American and Iranian negotiators—for this e-book. Parsi uncovers the formerly unknown tale of yank and Iranian negotiations in the course of Obama's early years as president, the calculations in the back of the 2 nations' dealings, and the true purposes for his or her present stalemate. opposite to winning opinion, Parsi contends that international relations has now not been absolutely attempted. for varied purposes, Obama's international relations ended up being a unmarried roll of the cube. It needed to paintings both immediately—or under no circumstances. endurance and perseverance are keys to any negotiation. Neither Iran nor the U.S. had them in 2009.

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