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Why Iran Negotiates as it Does

With Shahram Chubin, Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Nonresident Senior Associate, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Date & Time

Oct. 28, 2011
12:00pm – 1:30pm


5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Why Iran Negotiates as it Does

Chubin will address how Iran's approach to nuclear "negotiations" very broadly reflects the lesson that the regime drew from the experience of the Iran-Iraq war. He will discuss how that mindset is reflected in Iran’s rhetoric and continues to influence its behavior.


Shahram Chubin

Public Policy Scholar;
Non-resident Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment
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Middle East Program

The Wilson Center’s Middle East Program serves as a crucial resource for the policymaking community and beyond, providing analyses and research that helps inform U.S. foreign policymaking, stimulates public debate, and expands knowledge about issues in the wider Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.  Read more

Nuclear Proliferation International History Project

The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is a global network of individuals and institutions engaged in the study of international nuclear history through archival documents, oral history interviews, and other empirical sources. At the Wilson Center, it is part of the Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program.  Read more


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