My Person of the Year: The Muslim World Will Hassan Rohani Restore Tehran's Relations With the West?

Rohani's relatively moderate style may presage a positive change in the Islamic Republic's relations with the world. But he needs an ally in the West.

One voice was missing from the international choir that went out of its way, albeit not out of its military bases, to protest the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons in Syria on August 21. Iranian President Hassan Rohani made do, rather, with expressing regret that “chemical components” had hurt innocent...