Past US involvement in Iranian affairs like replacing an elected leader with an unpopular Shah has had effects that won't go away, particularly when Bush has given Iran a very cold shoulder over the years. Many young Iranians are very much taken by our culture, but we need a more effective policy towards Iran to take advantage of this. Our threatening posture is not a winner.
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