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What will happen in Iran?

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Submitted by Anon (United States), Jun 15, 2013 at 11:25

Professor Pipes, regarding a nuclear confrontation with Iran - agreed it is quite unlikely and hopefully that will remain so. But do you see any scenarios where Iran could end up as an Israeli ally in the next 25 yrs? If it happens I believe Israel will end up in a much stronger and better position overall - especially economically.

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Yes, when the Iranian counter-revolution comes, I expect a major reversal in the country's foreign policy, to something akin to what it was under the last shah.

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