The confrontation reportedly stemmed from Clinton’s condemnation of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) in recent weeks.
Omar, as a well as Tlaib, have been criticized by Republicans for their support of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, which condemns Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.
Logically, if the goal is truly to positively influence Iran’s behavior, the objective should be to get it more engaged in international diplomacy and conflict resolution, not to further isolate it. In this regard, the recent push to end the war in Yemen presents an opportunity.
As two young Americans, we question the wisdom of how we have approached the Iranian issue. How do we reach a breakthrough if we limit ourselves...