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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affai

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A regional power in the Middle East and potential nuclear adversary to the United States, Iran poses a unique challenge to Western states, as its oppositional foreign policy has vexed diplomats, military planners, and politicians alike.

Latest Episodes

The Geopolitics of the Iran Deal: Winners and Losers - 0

In the short term, one of the biggest winners in the Iran deal is China, and the biggest loser is Saudi Arabia. But 10, 15 years from now, we may see that the deal was a seminal factor in reintegrating Iran into the global political economy and strengthening civil society--making the U.S. and Europe the winners and countries like Russia and Syria the losers.

64 min2016 APR 13
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The Geopolitics of the Iran Deal: Winners and Losers - 0

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran: Assessment and Prospects

Professor Gary Sick, Iran expert at Columbia University and lead White House negotiator during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, assesses the merits of the recently negotiated agreement on Iran's nuclear program and the prospects for the upcoming vote in Congress.

37 min2015 AUG 21
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Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran: Assessment and Prospects

U.S. Policy on Iran and the Middle East: Where Do We Go From Here? - 0

Are we on the brink of a new era in Iran-U.S. relations? Maybe. Iran expert Gary Sick discusses President Rouhani's UN speech, which took place just before this event, plus previous missed opportunities and the current possibilities of rapprochement. While condemning the regime, he sees an opening for constructive negotiations.

57 min2013 SEP 27
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U.S. Policy on Iran and the Middle East: Where Do We Go From Here? - 0

Going to Tehran: Prospects for U.S.-Iranian Engagement - 0

Americans' view of Iran as an illegitimate system in imminent danger of overthrow is wrongheaded, wishful thinking, say the Leveretts. The U.S. needs to come to terms with the Islamic Republic of Iran, not as a favor to Iran, but to save its own position in the Middle East and avert another war. Nixon went to China. Obama needs to go to Iran.

67 min2013 JAN 31
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Going to Tehran: Prospects for U.S.-Iranian Engagement - 0

Prospects for U.S.-Iran Relations - 0

Iran and the U.S. have a long list of common interests, including Afghanistan, stability in Iraq, and fighting drug trafficking. A good way to start creating trust between the two nations would be to cooperate on these issues, instead of always focusing on divisive ones like nuclear capability.

66 min2013 JAN 4
Comments
Prospects for U.S.-Iran Relations - 0

Iran: A Diplomatic Solution - 0

In this knowledgeable and detailed talk, Ambassador Pickering cuts through the current hysteria about Iran, stressing that we still have time for diplomacy. In fact it may finally be the right moment for both sides to engage in constructive talks.

61 min2012 MAR 20
Comments
Iran: A Diplomatic Solution - 0

A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama's Diplomacy with Iran - 0

Trita Parsi recounts the previously unknown story of American and Iranian negotiations during Obama's early years as president, and the real reasons for their current stalemate. Contrary to prevailing opinion, Parsi contends that diplomacy has not been fully tried.

61 min2012 JAN 18
Comments
A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama's Diplomacy with Iran - 0

Report from Iran

Dr. Larijani, Iran's secretary general of the High Council for Human Rights, describes Iran's system as a "democratic structure based on Islamic rationality," and engages in a sometimes heated discussion with the audience on nuclear weapons and human rights in Iran.

59 min2011 NOV 24
Comments
Report from Iran

Global Ethics Corner: Iran and the United States: Is Military Conflict Inevitable? - 1

Recent allegations of an Iranian assassination plot in the United States have once again raised doubts about the effectiveness of sanctions. As confidence in a diplomatic solution wanes, can U.S. officials avoid military intervention without looking soft on Iran?

1 min2011 OCT 21
Comments
Global Ethics Corner: Iran and the United States: Is Military Conflict Inevitable? - 1

Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America's Future - 0

Stephen Kinzer argues that the United States needs to rethink its alliances in the Middle East and focus on strategic relationships with Iran and Turkey rather than Israel and Saudi Arabia.

58 min2010 JUN 22
Comments
Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America's Future - 0

Latest Episodes

The Geopolitics of the Iran Deal: Winners and Losers - 0

In the short term, one of the biggest winners in the Iran deal is China, and the biggest loser is Saudi Arabia. But 10, 15 years from now, we may see that the deal was a seminal factor in reintegrating Iran into the global political economy and strengthening civil society--making the U.S. and Europe the winners and countries like Russia and Syria the losers.

64 min2016 APR 13
Comments
The Geopolitics of the Iran Deal: Winners and Losers - 0

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran: Assessment and Prospects

Professor Gary Sick, Iran expert at Columbia University and lead White House negotiator during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, assesses the merits of the recently negotiated agreement on Iran's nuclear program and the prospects for the upcoming vote in Congress.

37 min2015 AUG 21
Comments
Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran: Assessment and Prospects

U.S. Policy on Iran and the Middle East: Where Do We Go From Here? - 0

Are we on the brink of a new era in Iran-U.S. relations? Maybe. Iran expert Gary Sick discusses President Rouhani's UN speech, which took place just before this event, plus previous missed opportunities and the current possibilities of rapprochement. While condemning the regime, he sees an opening for constructive negotiations.

57 min2013 SEP 27
Comments
U.S. Policy on Iran and the Middle East: Where Do We Go From Here? - 0

Going to Tehran: Prospects for U.S.-Iranian Engagement - 0

Americans' view of Iran as an illegitimate system in imminent danger of overthrow is wrongheaded, wishful thinking, say the Leveretts. The U.S. needs to come to terms with the Islamic Republic of Iran, not as a favor to Iran, but to save its own position in the Middle East and avert another war. Nixon went to China. Obama needs to go to Iran.

67 min2013 JAN 31
Comments
Going to Tehran: Prospects for U.S.-Iranian Engagement - 0

Prospects for U.S.-Iran Relations - 0

Iran and the U.S. have a long list of common interests, including Afghanistan, stability in Iraq, and fighting drug trafficking. A good way to start creating trust between the two nations would be to cooperate on these issues, instead of always focusing on divisive ones like nuclear capability.

66 min2013 JAN 4
Comments
Prospects for U.S.-Iran Relations - 0

Iran: A Diplomatic Solution - 0

In this knowledgeable and detailed talk, Ambassador Pickering cuts through the current hysteria about Iran, stressing that we still have time for diplomacy. In fact it may finally be the right moment for both sides to engage in constructive talks.

61 min2012 MAR 20
Comments
Iran: A Diplomatic Solution - 0

A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama's Diplomacy with Iran - 0

Trita Parsi recounts the previously unknown story of American and Iranian negotiations during Obama's early years as president, and the real reasons for their current stalemate. Contrary to prevailing opinion, Parsi contends that diplomacy has not been fully tried.

61 min2012 JAN 18
Comments
A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama's Diplomacy with Iran - 0

Report from Iran

Dr. Larijani, Iran's secretary general of the High Council for Human Rights, describes Iran's system as a "democratic structure based on Islamic rationality," and engages in a sometimes heated discussion with the audience on nuclear weapons and human rights in Iran.

59 min2011 NOV 24
Comments
Report from Iran

Global Ethics Corner: Iran and the United States: Is Military Conflict Inevitable? - 1

Recent allegations of an Iranian assassination plot in the United States have once again raised doubts about the effectiveness of sanctions. As confidence in a diplomatic solution wanes, can U.S. officials avoid military intervention without looking soft on Iran?

1 min2011 OCT 21
Comments
Global Ethics Corner: Iran and the United States: Is Military Conflict Inevitable? - 1

Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America's Future - 0

Stephen Kinzer argues that the United States needs to rethink its alliances in the Middle East and focus on strategic relationships with Iran and Turkey rather than Israel and Saudi Arabia.

58 min2010 JUN 22
Comments
Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America's Future - 0
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