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Carol E. B. Choksy
“A Pattern of Dangerous and Reckless Behavior”

“It is not just a dangerous escalation. This is part of a pattern of dangerous and reckless behavior by the Iranian government”, said President Barack Obama recently. Visibly angry and frustrated, Obama pledged that his Administration would take steps to ensure that Iran “pays a price.” Secretary of State Hillary Clinton branded the most recent […]

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