Jean MacKenzieSeptember 29, 2013 06:20
As conversations go, it was hardly the stuff of legend. “Have a good day, Mr. President,” said Rouhani. “Khoda hafez,” replied Obama, using a signoff common in the Muslim world. But, after a 34-year silence between Iran and the US, even the pro forma courtesies and empty platitudes were signs of a definite crack in an edifice of anger and suspicion.