U.S.-Iran Relations And The Nuclear Negotiations

Feb 24, 2015

After years of diplomatic false-starts, a deal over Iran’s nuclear program may finally be in sight. But as negotiators race to reach agreement by the end of March deadline, domestic politics, international relations, and a long history of mistrust threaten to derail what many see as a last best chance for a diplomatic solution.

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  • Louis Charbonneau -- United Nations bureau chief for Reuters News.
  • Mansour Farhang -  retired professor of international relations at Bennington College, Vermont. He resigned from his post as revolutionary Iran’s first ambassador to the UN after the Iranian hostage crisis.
  • Wayne Lesperance – professor of political science at New England College, and director of the Center for Civic Engagement, which includes the New England College Polling Institute.