Policymakers are quick to blame the tension between the U.S. and Iran on the 1979 Hostage Crisis, but in reality, the obstacles to normalized relations may stem from domestic and regional politics, as well as psychological barriers.
Dr. Shireen Hunter is a Visiting Professor at the Center For Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Edmund E. Walsh School of Foreign Service in Georgetown. Her latest is book is “Iran's Foreign Policy in the Post-Soviet Era: Resisting the New International Order.”
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