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Iran Protests End, But Grievances Remain
As Iran's protests wind down, Ali Fathollah-Nejad of the Brookings Doha Center says that class divides and an authoritarian political establishment pose major barriers to change

  January 12, 2018

Trump's Call for Regime Change Could Sabotage Iran Protests
Can Iranian protesters achieve their demands while President Trump capitalizes on them to sabotage the Iran nuclear deal and push regime change? We speak to Trita Parsi of the National Iranian American Council and Dr. Eskandar Sadeghi of the University of Oxford

  January 3, 2018

Let Down by Reformists, Working-Class Iranians Join Widespread Protests
Thousands have taken to the streets in Iran's largest and deadliest protests since 2009. Exiled Iranian activist Dariush Arjmandi says demonstrators are challenging economic mismanagement and repressive state control, not pushing the regime change agenda of Iran's global foes

  January 2, 2018

Iranian Workers Urge Labor Activists' Release
Members of Iran's labor movement are demanding the release of activists Mahmoud Salehi, who is reportedly close to death, and Reza Shahabi, from government detention

  November 27, 2017

Iran Accused of Using Afghan Child Soldiers in Syria
Human Rights Watch says Iran has sent thousands of Afghan refugees to fight in Syria, including children as young as 14. We speak to journalist and author Emran Feroz.

  November 8, 2017

Decertifying Iran Deal, Trump Escalates His War
President Trump's decertification of the Iran nuclear deal and targeting of the Revolutionary Guard is a dangerous escalation, says Reza Marashi of the National Iranian American Council

  October 13, 2017

Will Congress Help Trump Kill the Iran Deal?
President Trump is just days away from his expected decision to decertify the Iran nuclear deal, leaving the deal -- and a whole lot more -- in the hands of Congress, says scholar William Beeman

  October 9, 2017

Trump Targets Iran Deal and Hints at War
Amid news he will go to Congress to decertify Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal, Donald Trump called a gathering of military leaders Thursday night "the calm before the storm"

  October 6, 2017

Trump Plans to Decertify Iran Nuclear Deal
Before decertifying the Iran nuclear deal, the US should approach the UN Security Council and the P5+1 with evidence that Iran is not in compliance, says professor Vijay Prashad

  October 5, 2017

Trump is Threatening More than Just the Iran Deal
As Iranian President Hassan Rouhani responds to Trump at the UN, former Iranian diplomat Seyed Hossein Mousavian says that an American withdrawal from the nuclear deal would lead Iranians to no longer trust the U.S.

  September 20, 2017

Trump's Threat to 'Totally Destroy' North Korea is Illegal
Donald Trump's comments at the UN General Assembly violate international law, and the world should hold him to account, says Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies

  September 19, 2017

At UN, Trump Continues Assault on Iran Nuclear Deal
If President Trump follows through on his latest threat to the Iran nuclear deal before the UN General Assembly, he'll do so with bipartisan help, says author and NIAC president Trita Parsi

  September 19, 2017

How Far Will Trump Go to Kill the Iran Nuclear Deal?
The U.S. has re-certified that Iran is complying with the 2015 nuclear deal, but President Trump has imposed new sanctions in an effort to force Iran to pull out. Trita Parsi, president of the National Iranian American Council, says the move against Iran is a dangerous escalation

  July 20, 2017

New York Times Beats War Drums Against Iran
Vijay Prashad and Trita Parsi join Paul Jay to discuss the New York Times article, 'Iran Dominates in Iraq After U.S. 'Handed the Country Over''

  July 18, 2017

Does Trump Want to Redo 1953 CIA Coup in Iran?
Historian and author Ervand Abrahamian of Baruch College analyzes the recently revealed files on the CIA's role in the 1953 Iran coup, as Trump officials and allies float the possibility of regime change in Tehran

  June 30, 2017

Trump's Only Iran Policy is Confrontation
If the White House has an Iran policy, "the only one visible is confrontation," says Adam Weinstein of the National Iranian American Council

  June 28, 2017

64 Years Later, CIA Details Long-Hidden Role in Iran Coup
The quiet release of long-awaited and long-hidden CIA documents offers key details on how the U.S. and Britain overthrew Iran's democratic government in 1953, says the National Security Archives' Malcolm Byrne

  June 25, 2017

Fmr. Iranian Diplomat: ISIS Attack on Tehran 'Managed by Saudi Arabia'
Former senior Iranian diplomat Seyed Hossein Mousavian says the policies of Saudi Arabia and the Trump administration helped fuel the ISIS attack on Tehran that killed 12 and wounded dozens

  June 8, 2017

Iran Holds Highly Contested Presidential Election
Moderate reformers, represented by incumbent President Rouhani, have good chances, but many express concerns that fraud will be committed in favor of the hard-line conservative Ebrahim Raisi, says Prof. Muhammad Sahimi

  May 19, 2017

U.S. Threatens Nuclear Deal it Admits Iran Respects - How Will Tehran Respond?
In part one of our interview, Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a former senior Iranian diplomat, analyzes the Trump administration's "review" of the Iran nuclear agreement despite acknowledging that Tehran is fulfilling its obligations.

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