Abbas Milani

Co-Director, Hoover Institution's Iran Democracy Project

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Director of the Iranian Studies Program at Stanford University and Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Iran Democracy Project at the Hoover Institution

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Today's Washington Post reminds readers of how the " Vietnam syndrome " dogged a generation of US Presidents.

Iraq, Iran and America's Credibility

Today's Washington Post reminds readers of how the " Vietnam syndrome " dogged a generation of US Presidents.

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After months of deadlock, the United Nations Security Council has agreed to impose  limited sanctions  on Iran for its refusal to stop its uranium enrichment program.

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After months of deadlock, the United Nations Security Council has agreed to impose  limited sanctions on Iran  for its refusal to stop its uranium enrichment program.

Security Council Imposes Sanctions on Iran

After months of deadlock, the United Nations Security Council has agreed to impose limited sanctions on Iran for its refusal to stop its uranium enrichment program.

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