October 6, 2013
Can Iran Become a Persian China?
Thomas Friedman, New York Times
The Associated Press
The important question, though, is not who Rouhani is but what kind of country Iran’s regime wants it to be in the 21st century and what role nuclear power will play in shaping that identity. Seen from that perspective, there’s only one relevant question: Is Iran content to be a big North Korea or does it aspire to be a Persian China?
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