Where Is Iran Headed?

Iran's February elections for parliament and the Assembly of Experts indicate support for President Hassan Rouhani and the nuclear agreement he struck with world powers last year. But some stakeholders in both the U.S. and Iran remain skeptical about the agreement, its implementation, and relations between the two countries. Ali Nader, author of The Days After a Deal with Iran: Continuity and Change in Iranian Foreign Policy, offers insights into Iranian politics, the effect of sanctions relief on the Iranian economy, and Iran's role in regional conflicts.

Alireza Nader

Senior International Policy Analyst, RAND Corporation

Dan Simpson

Dan Simpson (Moderator)

Associate Editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Central African Republic, Somalia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • RAND's Alireza Nader (right) discusses the future of Iran with Dan Simpson of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at RAND's Pittsburgh office, March 30, 2016

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