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Iran can show good faith in nuclear deal by freeing American captives

Iran can show good faith in nuclear deal by freeing American captives

The headline for a recent Times editorial called critics of the Obama administration's framework for a nuclear deal with Iran who raise questions not directly related to the nuclear issue itself "off-base." Of course, no rational analysis would conclude all the issues between Iran and the United States, much less Iran and the rest of the world, can be resolved in this or any single agreement any time soon. That said, the editorial board's argument was overly broad and, in my view, dismissed legitimate questions that must be asked. In recent months, I have been highlighting the case of Amir Hekmati, a former United States Marine who, along with...

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