伊朗的选择

柏林-随着布什总统在欧洲使欧盟领导人同意加强欧盟对伊朗的制裁,以及约翰·麦凯恩和巴拉克·奥巴马正在进行的美国是否需要和伊朗的统治者会谈的辩论,伊朗的核计划问题正在升温。毫不奇怪,伊朗人正饶有兴趣地关注着这场辩论。然而,他们要做的不仅仅是关注辩论。

  伊朗的政治精英将美国,而不是欧洲,作为与他们相当的国际对手。只有美国可以给予这个伊斯兰共和国它渴望的安全保证。确实,如果美国希望伊朗停止其核计划中更令人怀疑的部分,它就应该准备最终给予伊朗这样的保证。

但是伊朗自己也应该作出努力,以使它将来和美国的对话取得成功。在和伊朗的政策制定者们谈话的过程中,我经常感到吃惊,因为他们认为解决核冲突(或者,甚至与伊朗有厉害关系的其他问题)主要是美国、欧洲和其他主要大国的责任,而不是伊朗的责任。

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