State Dept. Talks With Iran, N. Korea Look Like Obama Policy

When William Burns, the State Department's third-ranking diplomat, sat down across from Iran's nuclear negotiator this weekend, he did so despite previous demands by Washington that Tehran suspend nuclear enrichment before talks take place. Later this week Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will meet for the first time with her North Korean counterpart in what the State Department is calling an "informal meeting" of the six-party talks, a negotiating format that has drawn fire from hawks in...Full Story
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