My proposal to re-establish diplomatic relations - not necessarily friendly relations, but diplomatic relations - is a sensible, simple, and straightforward approach that will finally get us off dead center.
In short, the time has come for us as American and Iranian citizens to apply our mutual energy, intellect, and goodwill toward strengthening relations between our two countries, as their destinies are intertwined.
Vance's Rule of 2 12 Any military project will take twice as long as planned, cost twice as much, and produce only half of what is wanted.
You have to listen to adversaries and keep looking for that point beyond which it's against their interests to keep on disagreeing or fighting.
U.S. Policy toward the establishment of Israeli settlements in the occupied territories is unequivocal and has long been a matter of public record. We consider it to be contrary to international law and an impediment to the successful conclusion of the Middle East peace process.
In the past two decades, what is abnormal in the discourse among nations has been accepted as normal in US-Iran relations. Lack of diplomatic relations, often between countries at conflict, even at war, is the abnormality, not the norm.
The statement attributed to Mr. Reiss has been mischaracterized as a threat, ... It was not. The statement was a figure of speech used in a voice mail message in a context of a longstanding business dispute over the merits of a deal to have the stock exchange go public.
The defense of human rights has been, and continues to be, one of the principal goals of the foreign policy of this administration.