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Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations


The dramatic events of this past weekend mark a potential turning point in the modern history of the Middle East. Estranged for the last three and a half decades, the American and Iranian governments are talking and working with each other once again.


Burns, Nicholas. "Talk to Tehran, but Talk Tough." New York Times, January 19, 2016.