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    US and Iran Negotiation

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    Eventually, the US and Iran will have to sit down at and negotiate terms of nuclear power. Discuss the issues that could be involved in such a negotiation. What cognitive mistakes might be made by the negotiators in this case? How could these mistakes be overcome in order to reach an acceptable agreement?

    Cognitive mistakes could be escalation of conflict or self-serving biases.

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    Thank you for posting today. It is my goal to provide ideas, definitions, research help, and instructions on how you, the student, should approach the assignment.

    Well, it's my opinion that this is an oversimplification of the US-Iran relationship. You may very well have a case where we never sit down, and other state actors, such as Israel, act on their own accord. But having said that, we will go with a scenario here where there are negotiations.
    I first want to list out some cognitive mistakes that we may choose from, and then we will look at which ones may or may not apply:Nonrational escalation of conflict,Assuming a fixed-pie perspective ,Lack of awareness of framing effects,Negotiator overconfidence,Negotiator egocentrism,Ignoring the cognition of others,etc.

    Let's look at the two suggested ones first: ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution discusses possible cognitive mistakes that could be encountered, on both sides, should there be negotiations between the US and Iran. The solution's length is about 6x that of the original question.