The coronavirus crisis is a diplomatic opportunity for the United States and Iran | Curio

The coronavirus crisis is a diplomatic opportunity for the United States and Iran

9 mins | Mar 23, 2020

Is the ensuing global emergency an unexpected opportunity for goodwill between the two countries? Barack Obama's former special assistant for the Middle East, Robert Malley, and Ali Vaez explore in Foreign Policy how the coronavirus pandemic could give Washington and Tehran an unprecedented opportunity; to show goodwill, dial down tensions while saving face, and avoid a dangerous confrontation.

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