Paris: What was the most significant development in international affairs this year?

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19 December, 2013

The breakthrough with Iran, which enabled international diplomacy over sabre rattling.

With this move, the long-standing policy of the White House shifted from permanent hostility towards a potential win-win outcome for both parties. This initial success also weakened the hold of prime minister Benjamin Netanyanu over U.S. foreign policy in ways that may have turn out to have positive ripple effects.