Direct Talks with Iran?

One of the more controversial proposals from the Iraq Study Group calls for the United States to open a dialogue with Iran and Syria. Guests discuss why the United States should or should not initiate talks.

Guests:

Victor Davis Hanson, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution; wrote "Just Smile at Iran and Wait, Don't Talk"

Robert E. Hunter, U.S. Ambassador to NATO, 1993-98; senior adviser to the RAND corporation; wrote "Time to Talk with Iran"

Joe Mcmillan, senior fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies; wrote "How to Talk to Enemies"

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