The identity of some of the “they” became apparent on 11 September 2001. The United States chose not to respond by studying and searching “the jungle” and seeking them out, but by tearing through that jungle and waging two multi-year wars in the process.
Washington is uneasy about the fact that whenever Iran is backed against the wall, it buys itself time by suddenly appearing to be cooperative.
Imagine you were born in Tehran. In your first geography class the teacher shows that your country, Iran, is one of the richest in the world with the third greatest petroleum reserve on the planet. Then, he opens a map. On each side are two countries occupied by the United States: Afghanistan and Iraq. Above and below, [Read more]