September 30, 2013

Flynt Leverett on Prospects for U.S.-Iranian Nuclear Diplomacy

"In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change." - Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk.

After Rohani’s Visit to New York: Flynt Leverett on Prospects for U.S.-Iranian Nuclear Diplomacy
By Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett
September 29, 2013
Following Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif’s meeting last week with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the other P5+1 foreign ministers, Flynt went on the PBS Newshour to discuss the prospects for U.S-Iranian nuclear diplomacy, see here or (if you prefer You Tube) here.  The next concrete step in U.S.-Iranian engagement on the nuclear issue will come next month, when Iran and the P5+1 resume discussions in Geneva.

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Video Title: How Should the U.S. Proceed With Iran Diplomacy?. Source: PBS NewsHour. Date Published: September 26, 2013. Description:
Top officials from the U.S. and Iran met for the first time in 30 years. How serious is Iran about making a deal with the international community on their nuclear program? Judy Woodruff talks to Flynt Leverett of Penn State University, Suzanne Maloney of Brookings Institution and former CIA case officer Reuel Marc Gerecht.