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Submitted by Debanjan Banerjee (India), Oct 7, 2017 at 12:08

Dear Dr. Pipes,

Do you think the current US and Israeli governments are capable and resourceful enough to change the regimes in Iran and Turkey as they did in the past ? Or that time has long gone and it is a completely different world now.

Thanks and regards with best wishes
Debanjan


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I disagree that the US, much less the Israeli, governments changed those regimes in the past.

No, I not think they can do so in the future either.

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