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March 1, 2017

The Washington Post: Can Trump Bring American Hostages and Prisoners Home?

“What the Revolutionary Guards have done to Siamak and others has reached a point of diminishing returns,” said Reza Marashi of the National Iranian American Council. “Before, their strategy was to prevent further progress in U.S.-Iran relations. Nobody argues Trump is trying to improve on Obama’s progress. So the prisoners have become a liability. The Revolutionary Guards have backed themselves into a corner, and they are looking for a face-saving way out.”

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