On thing that seems to be left out of much of the news coverage on Obama wanting to talk to countries such as Iran is that Obama wanted to do it “without precondition." Obama cites many cases where he says that talking to others was helpful, though he ignores that Reagan and others had preconditions on talking. Rich Lowry has a discussion on the success of the diplomacy that Obama cites.
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