By William H. Luers and Thomas R. Pickering President Obama said last weekend “that an opportunity remains for diplomacy - backed by pressure - to succeed,’’ with Iran. Meanwhile, after a year of unsuccessful efforts, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5+1) have accepted Iran’s invitation for renewed talks. A small diplomatic success now - with each side getting something important - could end the dangerous game of “chicken’’ between the United States, with its capacity to pressure, and Iran, with its capacity to endure. d
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