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March 02, 2009


This is a VERY interesting time for U.S./Iranian relations.

I believe that there are heavy back channel negotiations going on. Half of Congress is hanging out in Syria and even Gaza - both places with heavy Iranian presence.

And I think that both the U.S. and Iran are showing their cards a bit.

That's why we get news about Iran's uranium supply. And that's why we get 17,000 more troops in Afghanistan in the first weeks of the new administration.

It's saber rattling to get the best deal. Play hard so that you can get more.

It wouldn't surprise me if this is part of that.

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