Talks signal a turning point for Iran and the Middle East

Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif was a key player in Geneva (photo:dpa)
Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif was a key player in Geneva (photo:dpa)

Talks which could lead to Iran re-emerging on the global stage and asserting itself as a regional power in the Middle East are at a tantilising stage. News that an interim agreement had been reached was greeted in the West with the likelihood of more trade as Iranian sanctions are lifted. But there is still much work to done on the political fronts in America and Israel.

LEADING American conservative thinker Robert Kagan reminded the world that ‘Iran has a historical sense of grievance’.

He said that Iran was a great power which has spent much of the last two centuries plundered, colonised, and humiliated by European empires.

He concluded...

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