Flynt Leverett is professor of international affairs at Penn State.Together with Hillary Mann Leverett, he writes the Race for Iran blog. Their new book is Going to Tehran: Why the United States Needs to Come to Terms With the Islamic Republic of Iran (Metropolitan Books), will be published in January 2013.
FOLLOW MOTHER JONES
Advertise on MotherJones.com
Read Mother Jones on any Kindle—including Paperwhite and Fire—for just $1 a month.