February 18, 2012
How U.S.-Iran Standoff Looks from Iran
Hossein Mousavian, Bloomberg
The past six U.S. presidents have employed a policy of sanctions, containment and deterrence against Iran. Earlier in his tenure, President Barack Obama tried to change course by offering instead to engage, stressing “diplomacy without preconditions.” Two years later, however, the talk in Washington is of an inevitable coming war.