- Mohsen Milani: Iran nuclear talks paved the way for a direct channel of communication
- Direct channel helped free prisoners, avert a confrontation over U.S. sailors
Mohsen M. Milani is executive director of the Center for Strategic & Diplomatic Studies and a professor of government and international affairs at the University of South Florida. Follow him on Twitter @mohsenmilani. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)Nothing summarizes the high drama of last week between Iran and the United States more aptly and vividly than these words: "It's the diplomacy, stupid."