Hooman Majd: Will Iran Ever Cave?

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Sept. 15 2012 9:00 AM

Hooman Majd: Will Iran Ever Cave?

So far the international community, in its approach to the Iranian nuclear problem, has stuck pretty much with an all-sticks-no-carrots approach: more and more sanctions, vague threats of eventual military action, and, so far as we know, no offer of incremental sanctions relief in exchange for incremental Iranian concessions. Will an all-sticks approach work? I asked author Hooman Majd, who served as an adviser to former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami, one of the leaders of the Green Movement. 

You can watch the whole conversation on BhTV.

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