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Matthew Duss (Foundation for Middle East Peace) and Patrick Christy (Foreign Policy Initiative)

On Foreign Entanglements, Patrick argues that the US should “max out” sanctions on Iran. Matt says sanctions are having impact, but wonders whether they’re changing Iran’s nuclear calculus. They debate the credibility of US threats, including how Syria’s possible use of chemical weapons affects Iran’s behavior. Can Iran—or the US Congress—actually accept a deal? And would a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities be the inevitable first step toward regime change?

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Recorded:May 23    Posted:May 24, 2013
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Foreign Entanglements | May 24, 2013 | Matthew Duss & Patrick Christy

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MeaningofLife.tv

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