Iran and the United States Can be Friends

They almost were, and now Hassan Rouhani could help get things back on track

Photo: Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

By Alex Vatanka

On Nov. 4, Iran commemorated the 39th anniversary of the day some 400 militant Islamist students seized the U.S. Embassy in downtown Tehran. The United States marked the date, too: On Nov. 5, it imposed a new round of…

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