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The Prospect of Change in US Relations With Russia, Iran and Afghanistan Alarms the Washington Post


The Prospect of Change in US Relations With Russia, Iran and Afghanistan Alarms the Washington Post
By Melvin A. Goodman | Truthout

The Washington Post is running scared these days with its editorial writers having great difficulty coming to terms with the possibility of improved US relations with Russia and Iran. They also can't understand why the Obama administration might decide that additional US military forces in Afghanistan will not solve the political and military problems there. There have been several editorials and op-eds this week that distort developments in each of these situations and predict failure for President Barack Obama. The fact that a "reset" button is needed and may offer the promise of success in our relations with Russia, Iran and even Afghanistan appears to be anathema to the Post. Read more.

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