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Will the Ongoing Nuclear Talks with Iran Yield Better Results than Past Efforts?

September 07, 2012 // 10:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Experts who participated in a February 2011 seminar on the Brazilian-Turkish mediation with Iran return to the Wilson Center to assess the ongoing negotiations and possible outcomes.
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The Dynamics of Iran’s Domestic Policy

May 22, 2012 // 9:00am10:30am
Middle East Program
On the eve of the Baghdad meeting between Iran and the P5+1, two Iran experts discussed the role of domestic dynamics.
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New Beginning or Just Showdown Postponed?: A Look at the Renewed Talks with Iran over its Nuclear Program

April 24, 2012 // 8:30am9:30am
Middle East Program
Michael Adler was in Istanbul for the breakthrough talks April 14 between Iran and six world powers, which have re-started the negotiating process, and will present his analysis.

Democracy and Human Rights in Iran: A Conference in Honor of Siamak Pourzand [Carnegie]

April 19, 2012 // 9:00am1:45pm
Middle East Program
In commemoration of Siamak Pourzand's life and work, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, and the Middle East Program held a public conference on the state of democratic values and human rights in Iran. This event took place at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
The Islamists are Coming Panel

The Islamists Are Coming: Who They Really Are

April 18, 2012 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Islamists are Coming
As dictatorships fall, parties tied to the Arab world’s conservative religious tradition are getting stronger. An expert panel looks at what this means for the US, Israel, and the world—drawing on the new book, The Islamists Are Coming, by Center expert Robin Wright.
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Year of Decision: Obama, Netanyahu and Competing Strategies to Deal with Iran

March 23, 2012 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent of the New York Times, discusses the Iran nuclear challenge as an issue in U.S.-Israeli relations in the wake of Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu’s visit to Washington and President Obama’s important speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
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Regional Perspectives on the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit

March 21, 2012 // 3:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
On March 26-27, Seoul will host the second Nuclear Security Summit, an initiative established by the Obama administration in Washington in 2010. Fifty world leaders, as well as scores of NGOs and industry and business representatives on the periphery of the central meeting, will discuss the summit’s main aim: to prevent loose nuclear materials from falling into the hands of terrorists. Naturally, different regional actors will have different agendas and priorities for the summit, and it is therefore important to consider the issues and concerns for Northeast Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, and former Soviet states and stakeholders.
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Iran after the 2012 Parliamentary Elections

March 08, 2012 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Middle East Program
Bijan Khajehpour analyzed Iran's parliamentary election results and discussed the prospects of economic and political development.
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Israel, Iran, and the Arabs: A Regional Perspective

February 22, 2012 // 9:30am11:00am
Middle East Program
Four Middle East experts discussed the challenges facing the region in light of the events of the past year, focusing on current tensions between Israel and Iran and the shift in regional relationships.

An Assessment of Iran’s Upcoming Parliamentary Elections

February 09, 2012 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Middle East Program
Hosein Ghazian, an expert on the electoral process, presented a preview of the March 2 Iranian parliamentary elections.

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