With the nuclear deal sealed and sanctions lifted, an unshackled Iran is now a reality. The region – and the world at large – now holds its breath in anticipation of what kind of global player the Islamic Republic wants to be.
‘True Religion’ will never be a pair of jeans
Advocates of the deal will argue that – theoretically – as soon as the Islamic Republic sinks its teeth into a juicy Big Mac and then sips through its first Starbucks latte, it will abandon its extremist ideology and expansionist dreamsFaisal J. Abbas
More recent examples
We only need to consider events which unfolded in the past few weeks to understand that Iran has no intention to play niceFaisal J. Abbas