As the US misadventure heads for total debacle in Iraq, Iran's soft power is winning hearts and minds in the Middle East.
The Western countries, and above all the United States, have now come to the realization that the Iranian handling of its soft and hard powers is so effective as to make everyone of their plans obsolete and irrelevant in this vital part of the world.
In full recognition of this fact, a commentary by Derek Sands, carried by the United Press International, says, "At a time when the United States is widely regarded in the Middle East as a military aggressor and faces plummeting popularity around the world, Iran is taking advantage of the situation to boost its own image and forge closer ties with its neighbors."
In a world where the United States is seen as the aggressive superpower, Iran uses its soft power to forge closer ties with neighboring countries. Ir
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