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New US Syria policy should engage Iran

As the talks on a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran commence this week in Vienna, there is also an opening to engage Iran on Syria and terrorism.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson delivers a speech in Washington February 7, 2014.    REUTERS/Gary Cameron  (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY CRIME LAW) - RTX18D33

US President Barack Obama, frustrated with the stalled Geneva talks, has called for new policy options to deal with Syria.

As with the talks on a comprehensive agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, which begin this week in Vienna, the United States should put Iran to the test on terrorism, which is directly related to the Syria war. 

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