February 7, 2013

More Talks with Iran Will Solve Nothing

Lawrence Haas, International Business Times

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Good news, everyone. Nuclear talks are resuming on Feb. 26 between Iran and the P5+1 -- the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany -- and not a minute too soon.

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