Making Iran Normal: Integration, Not Isolation, Is the Key
19 Jan 2011 18:58 by REZA SANATI in Miami http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/tehranbureau/2011/01/making-iran...
...In many ways, it is the United States that has not recovered from the Iranian Revolution. And since that cataclysmic event, Revolutionary Iran has been deemed a threat to the American security establishment's vital interests in the oil-rich Middle East. Hence, what Washington seeks is not necessarily regime change, but regime normalization, which over time, would lead to more conventional and predictable state behavior on Tehran's part. In other words, from the American perspective, the functional questions is: How can the Iranian Revolution be concluded and Iranian conduct, both domestically and globally, be normalized as demanded by international law and expected by international norms?
Reza Sanati is a research fellow at the Middle East Studies Center in Miami and a Ph.D. candidate at the Florida International University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).
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