"When U.S. ambassador Ryan Crocker sits down for a one-on-one meeting with
his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Gazemi Ghomi, Monday — marking the first time in
27 years since both sides have talked — there's one thing everyone agrees on:
It's going to be contentious. "
I think this is a good step for America, for the Middle East and for the world as a whole. I think that we look childish when we refuse to talk to one of the major power brokers in the region. If we are to reach a sustainable peace in Iraq, or the greater Middle East then these discussions are a must.