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US, Iran share common ground in Middle East

Updated: 2014-01-13 08:03
By Jo Biddle and Nicolas Revise in Washington ( China Daily)

To Iran, the United States was the "Great Satan", while Washington slammed Teheran as a "rogue state" that was part of an "axis of evil."

But as chaos engulfs the Middle East, the two are cautiously eyeing ways to work together.

An ideological chasm separates the Shiite Islamic republic from its long-time enemy in the West, yet overlapping concerns from Afghanistan to Syria and even Iraq are sowing the seeds of a hesitant rapprochement.

US, Iran share common ground in Middle East

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