Let’s Fly Together

A few days ago President Hassan Rouhani engaged in phone conversation with the president of the United States. As of this moment, the sky is still up there, no reports of hurricanes or riots or dead bodies. Rouhani has now asked a top aide, Akbar Torkan. to investigate the possibility of direct plane flights from Iran to the United States. After all, those who fly together may wind up flocking together. Iran has hundreds of thousands of its citizens who departed for other nations. If these people were guaranteed safety in Iran they might return as tourists and help Iran develop a thriving tourist industry.

It is small steps that begin the process of peace. Fly away together.