The Iranian election and its aftermath, contrary to what we are seeing and hearing on cable and network news, is a big deal. Our relationship to this country has been shaped for decades by its last revolution. This time the region is much less stable, so the stakes are high, but it also seems that many of the Iranian people are fed up with the direction that their leaders have taken. The possibilities for the future of U.S./Iranian relations may be changing.
Andrew Sullivan over at the Atlantic is doing an incredible job of pulling the threads together. Check it out.