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May 17th, 2006
Episode 16 of 1299 episodes
For the Iranians, the Taliban and Saddam were a problem, and the United States removed both of them, says Nasr. So, actually, if there is an opportunity for Iran to become a regional power, it came because of the 2001 attack on Afghanistan and the 2003 fall of Saddam. So they benefited from what the United States did.