Sunday, May 27, 2007

U.S. and Iran Talk After 27 Years


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.

The Americans plan to start the historic two-hour meeting in Baghdad's Green Zone by laying down a list of grievances, saying Iran supports Shiite militias in their effort to consolidate power, and arms Sunni militias that target Americans with powerful roadside bombs — explosive force penetrators — that can blow a hole through an Abrams tank.....

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