Iran urges Obama to start talks - now
By Gareth Porter
"Political insiders in Iran believe it would be a serious mistake for United States president-elect Barack Obama to postpone communication with Tehran until after next year's Iranian election, as he has been advised. Analysts want Obama to do two things quickly: denounce President George W Bush's "Axis of Evil" label and assure Tehran he's not pursuing regime change. Sooner is better than later, they say...."
This is the second article in a five-part series.