Iran's President Rouhani is sincere about a nuclear deal, because the costs of building a nuclear bomb are too high. But demonizing the US is still the linchpin of foreign policy for a certain faction in Tehran. For them, normalization of US relations would mean the regime's end.
Could it be that Obama’s supposed weakness and vacillation on Syria and Iran is actually an 'aha' moment? Is it the first glimmer of wisdom in the dark tunnel of disastrous policy that has defined the decades since America seized the poisoned chalice of the 'world’s sole superpower?'