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Iran's Eastern Shift Shows Patience Running Out With the West

◢ Iran's supreme leader has signaled a decisive shift in favor of relations with China and Russia, indicating that patience is running out with efforts to improve ties with the West. This suggest that the latest attempt at detente with the United States—as represented by the 2015 nuclear deal in which it agreed to curb its nuclear program in exchange for a lifting of sanctions— is running out of steam.