Should the U.S. Reestablish Ties with Iran?

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After a quarter century of hostile relations, is it time for the United States to reestablish ties with Iran? Despite questions about its links to al Qaeda, a new report from the Council on Foreign Relations says yes. Join NPR's Neal Conan and his guests to discuss the future relationship between the United States and Iran.


Zbigniew Brzezinski, co-chair of the task force that produced the report Iran: Time for a New Approach, for the Council on Foreign Relations. National security adviser to President Jimmy Carter. Author of The Choice: Global Domination or Global Leadership.

Bahman Baktiari, director of international affairs program at the University of Maine. Visited Iran last month. Author of Parliamentary Politics in Revolutionary Iran. Specialist in Iranian politics.



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