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 Great Speeches And Interviews 
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 Flynt Leverett, Hillary Mann Leverett,
 Great Speeches And Interviews  
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Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett argue that the U.S. needs to change its policies towards the Iranian government, because Iran will play a leading role in the Middle East for many decades to come. The Leveretts state that the U.S. has misunderstood the Islamic Republic of Iran since its 1979 revolutionary inception by erecting myths (of irrationality, illegitimacy, and isolation) as the basis for a foreign policy that ill serves U.S. interests.

Flynt Leverett is a professor of international affairs at Penn State. From 1992 to 2003, he worked on Middle East policy at the National Security Council, The State Department, and the CIA.

Hillary Mann Leverett is a senior professorial lecturer at the American University in Washington, DC and a visiting scholar at Peking University in Beijing, China. She served as director for Iran, Afghanistan and Persian Gulf Affairs at the National Security Council under President George W. Bush, and has negotiated with Iranian officials on behalf of the U.S. government. For more, visit:
Source: Book TV: "Going to Tehran: Why the United States Must Come to Terms with the Islamic Republic of Iran"

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Book TV: "Going to Tehran: Why the United States Must Come to Terms with the Islamic Republic of Iran"
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