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The US and Iran Are Talking: Why Is the New York Times Peddling Iran Islamophobia?

The US and Iran Are Talking: Why Is the New York Times Peddling Iran Islamophobia?

Robert Naiman

At long last, the United States and Iran are engaged in serious talks about Iran's nuclear program. But instead of celebrating the fact that President Obama is keeping his promise to the people who voted for him to pursue diplomatic engagement with Iran, the New York Times has suggested to its readers that Iran's Supreme Leader is uniquely and intrinsically untrustworthy when he says that Iran will never pursue a nuclear weapon. Why?