About the Author

Behzad Yaghmaian

Behzad Yaghmaian is the author of "Social Change in Iran: An Eyewitness Account of Dissent, Defiance, and New Movements for Rights". He is a professor of political economy at Ramapo College of New Jersey. Yaghmaian can be reached at [email protected]

A Rapprochement with the People of Iran, Not with Ahmadinajad

Iran’s nuclear ambitions, and its support for the Hizbollah and Hamas have been the key obstacles in President Obama’s rapprochement with Ahmadinejad’s government. Iranians who courageously opposed Ahmadinejad and his policies during the June 12th Presidential Election, however, expect a new direction in the rapprochement with Iran, one that shifts the focus to the Iranian people, and their human rights.

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