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The US and Iran are Talking. Why the Continued Fear Mongering?

I have such a difficult time with all the misinformation and propaganda surrounding Iran and any nuclear program that they may or may not be developing. It's impossible for an intellectually honest discussion to happen. And even when we have positive developments, members of the news corps are still fear mongering the great Iranian nuclear bogeyman: Last Saturday—the same day the United States and Iran were having "constructive and useful" discussions on Iran's nuclear program in Istanbul, according to EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton -- the New York Times published a piece titled, "Seeking Nuclear Insight in Fog of the Ayatollah's Utterances," over the byline of James Risen.
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