[In one country], instituted a nationwide needle-exchange program; they distribute condoms free at health clinics around the country, and they have methadone treatment centers in every province.

…[A doctor there] established what he called a “triangular” clinic, which eased the AIDS stigma by treating addiction and sexually transmitted diseases as well. The innovative program caught the eye of [ the country’s] health minister, and by 2003 [the doctor] had taken it nationwide. Today he has triangular clinics in 67… cities and 57 prisons.

What country might this be? Some amoral Scandinavian nation or perhaps the free loving France? No, it would be Iran.

As David Ignatius says, we need to talk.