Friday, June 19, 2009

Jared Cohen Gets It

Jared Cohen, an employee of the State Department, spent a few years hanging out in Iran and Lebanon, getting to know the locals. Not only does he have some interesting stories, but he is quoted on Colbert, a few years ago, as saying, "the youth in Iran are the de facto opposition, they don't realize their power as a demographic." Fairly prophetic, right?

See the clip below, and watch until the end:

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