Iran Events

Webcast

Sanctions Relief: Iran’s Economic and Monetary Policy Options

December 13, 2013 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Middle East Program
The speakers considered the impact of the sanctions relief package recently approved in Geneva on the Iranian economy.
Podcast

Iran’s Nuclear Negotiations: The Consequences of Success or Failure for U.S. Interests

November 25, 2013 // 3:30pm4:30pm
Middle East Program
In this Ground Truth Briefing, two veteran U.S. policymakers and a Wilson Center Iran expert assess the implications of ongoing nuclear talks between the P5+1 and Iran, and their consequences for American interests.
Podcast

Ground Truth Briefing: A U.S.-Iranian Deal: Real Progress or the Key to an Empty Room?

November 12, 2013 // 10:00am11:00am
Middle East Program
In this Ground Truth Briefing, three veteran analysts of Iran, Israel and the U.S.-Iranian relationship assess the latest round of P5+1 negotiations in Geneva. Is an interim accord sustainable? Can end-game diplomacy on the nuclear issue succeed? And how will regional players, including Israel and Saudi Arabia, deal with the results achieved so far?
Podcast

Ground Truth Briefing--Iran's Nuclear Program: Is a Deal Possible?

October 18, 2013 // 9:45am10:45am
Middle East Program
In this media briefing podcast, three experienced analysts of Iran and the nuclear issues assess the significance of the Geneva meeting and the future course of U.S.-Iranian relations.
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Webcast

An Assessment of Rouhani’s Visit to New York: Real Diplomacy or Failed Expectations?

October 02, 2013 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Two Iran experts assess Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s recent visit to the United Nations General Assembly and its implications for improving relations between the United States and Iran.

U.S.-Iran Reconciliation Under President Rouhani? (held at Atlantic Council)

September 12, 2013 // 9:30am11:00am
Middle East Program
Panelists will discuss the prospects for direct talks and progress in multilateral negotiations and dissect internal factors influencing the chances for reconciliation, including Rouhani's new cabinet and the amount of leeway the new President is likely to receive from Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
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Webcast

Hezbollah’s Interests in Syria

July 25, 2013 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Hezbollah seems to be willing to lose its popularity in Lebanon to help Bashar al-Assad. Ghaddar explains why Hezbollah’s involvement seems as if they are helping secure some kind of federalism; however, their main interest is not to protect Assad, but instead, Iran.
Podcast

The 1953 Coup 60 Years On: A Symposium

July 24, 2013 // 9:00am12:30pm
History and Public Policy Program
August marks the 60th anniversary of the coup against Mohammad Mosaddeq, one of the pivotal events of modern Iranian – and Middle Eastern – history. The coup and the conditions surrounding it continue to spark academic and political debate due to their significance for subsequent developments in Iran as well as for the Islamic Republic’s relations with the United States and the West.
Webcast

Rouhani: Challenges at Home, Challenges Abroad

July 22, 2013 // 9:00am11:30am
Middle East Program
A panel of Iran experts discussed the current domestic and foreign policy issues that the new Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani will face as he takes office next month, and provided analysis on the new administration’s potential approach to solving these challenges.

Iran and Syria at the Crossroads

June 28, 2013 // 9:00am10:00am
Middle East Program
Jubin Goodarzi, Assistant Professor and Researcher in International Relations Department at Webster University in Geneva, examined Iran and Syria’s relationship over the last three decades and discussed its implications for the outcome of Syrian conflict.

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