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John Waelti: Restrain the rhetoric on Iran
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It's all too easy to paint nations with a broad brush. Doing so can lead to bad foreign policy.Take Iran, for example. Recall former President Bush condemning Iran as a member of the "axis of evil." That epithet needlessly angered Iranians, including the very Iranians who are reform-minded and are pressing for change and more constructive interaction with the West.