Video Briefings and Conference Highlights

The videos and podcasts below record researchers' reactions to the resumption of nuclear talks, conference calls with members of the media discussing ongoing developments, conference proceedings, and congressional briefings.

  • Supreme Leader Speaks Out on Nuke Agreement, but What Does It Mean?

    Apr 9, 2015

    The Supreme Leader of Iran said he neither supports nor opposes a nuclear deal, since the details have not yet been nailed down. Judy Woodruff talks to former State Department official Ray Takeyh and Alireza Nader of the RAND Corporation about what Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s comments mean for the negotiating outlook and whether Iran has a strategic interest in Yemen.

  • Call with the Experts: Update on Iran Nuclear Negotiations

    Mar 26, 2015

    In this excerpt from an exclusive RAND Policy Circle Call, RAND experts discuss the latest developments in a nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Delegations of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi sit around the negotiations table during their meeting in Vienna November 24, 2014

    Congressional Options and Their Likely Consequences for a Nuclear Deal with Iran

    Dec 16, 2014

    In this December 2014 Congressional Briefing, Larry Hanauer identifies and assesses eight potential courses of action that Congress could take that might either facilitate, hinder, or block implementation of a nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Days After A Deal: Looking Forward

    Dec 15, 2014

    In this video, RAND researchers Dalia Dassa Kaye, Jeffrey Martini, Alireza Nader, and Lynn Davis discuss how reaching a deal might change Iran's policies in the region and toward the United States, how Iran's neighbors would respond to a deal, and what effect a nuclear deal might have on U.S. policy in the region.

  • Iran Nuclear Negotiations Extended: Reactions and Implications

    Nov 25, 2014

    RAND researchers Alireza Nader, Dalia Dassa Kaye, and Jeffrey Martini discuss November's extension to nuclear negotiations between Iran and the P5+1. Moderated by Lynn Davis, director of RAND's Washington Office, these experts cover reactions from and implications for Iran, Israel, and the wider region

  • Highlights from 'The Day After a Deal' Conference

    Jun 10, 2014

    On April 3, 2014, the RAND Corporation held a half-day conference in its Washington office addressing "The Days After a Deal: Iran, Its Neighbors, and U.S. Policy Following a Nuclear Agreement." This video highlights excerpts from the conference as experts discussed nuclear negotiations with Iran and some of the critical "day after" questions following a potential nuclear agreement.