July 28, 2020

Renewed diplomacy 'should be central policy of new US president'

Featuring Becca Wasser

Source: The National

Journalist Thomas Harding

A new US president should use diplomacy as a key tool to bring peace to Gulf region and Iran into line, leading American commentators have said.

They have also called for a mutual non-aggression pact to be agreed between Iran and Saudi Arabia to end hostilities.

America should also consider reversing its policy of applying maximum pressure on Iran, which uses sanctions to force Tehran to the negotiating table, the webinar hosted by the International Institute for Strategic Studies heard.

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Authors

  • Becca Wasser

    Fellow, Defense Program

    Becca Wasser is a fellow in the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security. Her research areas include wargaming, force posture and management, and U.S. defense...