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PSU Professor Explains Iran

When Flynt Leverett isn’t teaching at Penn State or guiding the nation in Washington, he apparently enjoys contributing to the New York Times.

The NY Times recently included this piece by Dr. Leverett and his wife: “Another Iranian Revolution? Not Likely.” In the article, they urge our nation to continue diplomatic relations with Iran, despite the misguided opinion that the Iranian government will collapse. It’s definitely worth reading.

Dr. Leverett currently teaches in the School of International Affairs at Penn State. He also directs the Geopolitics of Energy Initiative at the New America Foundation in Washington and seems to be an all-around important guy.

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