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Afrasiabi: U.S. Should Engage, Not Squeeze, Iran

Interviewee: Kaveh L. Afrasiabi
Interviewer: Lionel Beehner
January 26, 2007

Kaveh L. Afrasiabi, a U.S.-based expert on Iranian foreign policy, says pressure by the United States on Iran may backfire and will not push Tehran to give up its nuclear program. CFR.org spoke with Afrasiabi about Iran's relationship with Iraq, UN sanctions against Tehran, and the prospects of a military confrontation.


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