The Days After a Deal

Iran, Its Neighbors, and U.S. Policy Following a Nuclear Agreement

by Dalia Dassa Kaye, Alireza Nader, Jeffrey Martini, Lynn E. Davis

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." As nuclear negotiations with Iran approach a deadline for a final deal this summer, the RAND conference looked ahead at some of the critical "day after" questions following a potential nuclear agreement. The conference did not presume that a final deal is a foregone conclusion or that a deal would eliminate the challenges ahead for U.S. regional policy. Consequently, the conference panels addressed not only the prospects for reaching a final deal but also how Iran, the region, and U.S. policy might evolve in the aftermath of a final deal and the strategic consequences of success or failure.

View Program (PDF)

Content

54:07

Getting to a Final Deal

Apr 3, 2014

Cirincione, Davis, Kahl, and Slavin

58:46

The Iranian Response

Apr 3, 2014

Maloney, Nader, Rozen, and Wright

55:10

The Reaction of Neighbors

Apr 3, 2014

Alterman, Bilbassy-Charters, Martini, and Pillar

Research conducted by

This report is part of the RAND Corporation conference proceeding series. RAND conference proceedings present a collection of papers delivered at a conference or a summary of the conference.

The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.