In this picture taken on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, Iranians pass a huge poster depicting Iranian soldiers during the war with Iraq in the 1980s. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's outreach to the ... more 
In this picture taken on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, Iranians pass a huge poster depicting Iranian soldiers during the war with Iraq in the 1980s. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's outreach to the West is stirring optimism on the streets at home. Many Iranians, even some who did not vote for him, see the efforts at international cooperation as signs that painful sanctions and Iran's isolation could be eased. But hard-liners derailed similar hopes after the election of a reformist president in 1997 and Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard is warning Rouhani not to go too far, too fast. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ebrahim Noroozi
Thu, Sep 26, 2013 12:10 PM EDT