The lesson for Iran from Crimea is that calcified and anachronistic Russia was left the big loser -- the ways of old don’t work anymore. This is particularly sobering for Iran that aspires military might. But for what? To bully its neighbors and scare away economic opportunity? Better to bury the hatchet at all cost and find new ways to get along. This is the way of our interconnected world -- and the only proven way to improve the lives of all citizens.
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