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The Rise & Fall of Iran in Arab and Muslim Eyes - A New Poll

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Of 20 Arab and Muslim states, 14 have unfavorable opinions of Iran. This fact and more was uncovered in James Zogby’s recent poll of Arab and Muslim opinion on Iran. James Zogby was joined by panelists Haleh EsfandiariHisham MelhemBarbara Slavin, and Marc Lynch in this National Conversation discussion moderated by Tom Gjelten of NPR.


  • Jane Harman

    Director, President, and CEO, Wilson Center
  • James Zogby

    Managing Director of Zogby Research Services, Author of Arab Voices, and founder and President of the Arab American Institute
  • Haleh Esfandiari

    Public Policy Fellow
    Former Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson Center
  • Barbara Slavin

    Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and Washington correspondent for
  • Hisham Melhem

    Bureau Chief of Al Arabiya News Channel, Washington D.C.
  • Marc Lynch

    Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs and Director of both the Institute for Middle East Studies and the Middle East Studies Program, The George Washington University