The case for not caring about Iran's "regional influence"

The Middle East doesn't matter

At Vox, I was mostly out of the foreign policy hot takes game and I’m not sure how far I want to lean back into it since mostly I find establishment thinking about national security to be so out to lunch that it’s hard to even engage with.

But since Biden will swiftly face a concrete choice about Iran policy, I wanted to throw my two cents in here.

If y…

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