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Go check out Trita’s contribution to this week’s bitterlemons round-table on the Middle East: Why diplomacy and sanctions don’t mix.

In negotiations, you can only get something by giving something. Indeed, it’s not the threat or imposition of new sanctions that will change Iranian behavior, but rather the offer to lift existing sanctions. Herein lies America’s as yet untapped reservoir of leverage over Iran.

This week’s fellow contributors are Chuck Freilich, Joshua Muravchik,and Sadegh Zibakalam.

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