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Obama's Approach To U.S. Relations With Iran

President-elect Barack Obama said repeatedly during the campaign that he would seek engagement with Iran without preconditions. After Obama was elected, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent him a congratulatory letter. How is the U.S. relationship with Iran changing?

NPR senior news analyst Ted Koppel and former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski discuss U.S.-Iranian relations and Obama's diplomatic opportunities.


Ted Koppel, former anchor of ABC News Nightline, managing editor of the Discovery Channel, senior news analyst for NPR

Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security adviser to President Carter from 1977-1981, professor of American foreign policy at Johns Hopkins University, counselor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies

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