Amid the BP oil spill, the global economic meltdown, and wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the close bond between U.S. and the United Kingdom has been bruised and continues to be tested. Fiona Hill, senior fellow and director of the Center on the United States and Europe, takes a look at what lies ahead for these two nations. That’s this week @Brookings.
[The economy is] an issue where [Rouhani] has a greater chance of avoiding real gridlock within the system itself. It’s not nearly as dangerous as taking on issues of political prisoners or trying to open up the political space to those who feel marginalized.