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For decades, the American relationship with Iran has been its most fraught in the world. Now, a nuclear deal has been done. Today, Iran’s parliament took up that deal. Soon, the US Congress will weigh in.  Emotions run high among supporters and opponents. Longtime Iran watcher and New Yorker writer Robin Wright was in Vienna as negotiations unfolded. And she’s been recently in Iran, as news of the deal’s progress came in. We know the American debate. What about Iran’s? It’s complicated. Robin Wright’s got a front row view. This Hour, On Point: inside Iran on the Iran nuclear deal.


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Robin Wright

USIP-Wilson Center Distinguished Fellow,
Journalist and author/editor of eight books, and contributing writer for The New Yorker
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