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Obama's nuanced diplomatic message is not winning the hearts and minds of Americans

Mr Obama delivering a statement on Iran at the White House in Washington on Jan 17. He signed an executive order lifting sanctions on Iran after Teheran fulfilled requirements under a nuclear agreement with world powers.

ON the eve of the Republican presidential debate in Charleston, South Carolina, on Jan 13, the video images of 10 US sailors seized by Iran were broadcast for the world to see.

 The sailors were captured after their two small boats went off course and entered Iranian waters due to a...