AIC Through the Ages
Dr. Gary Sick, who served in the US National Security Council under Presidents Carter and Ford, addressed US-Iran relations and the nascent nuclear issue at 1993 at a major AIC conference.
"I take the apparent Iranian buildup and attempt to build a nuclear capability very seriously," Sick said. "From all the evidence that I've seen, it looks as if Iran is making a major play in that direction. However, I believe it is in quite the early stages, and that means that there is room for maneuver on both sides, if there is any goodwill and there is something to talk about."
Well before he became Barack Obama's Vice President, Delaware Senator Joe Biden addressed the need for improved US-Iran relations at a major American Iranian Council conference. To understand the VP's opinion on American foreign policy toward Iran, it is perhaps best to consider his previous statements.
March 2000- Secretary of State Madeleine Albright both acknowledged and expressed regret for the role of the US played Operation Ajax, which overthrew Iran's Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh. The event was hosted by the American Iranian Council. For more visit www.american-iranian.org