Interviews

What kind of Syria awaits the war-ravaged?

“Ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a Middle-East security specialist and Iran’s nuclear negotiator, offers a five-point solution: ‘Preservation of Syrian unity; sovereignty and rights of minorities; preventing the collapse of the military and security establishment; a power-sharing coalition to run Syria; respecting the will of majority and their right to choose their constitutional leadership through a […]

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Irán anuncia reciprocidad ante las sanciones de EEUU por el misil

“Es un procedimiento normal de reforzar el sistema de defensa iraní”, explica Hossein Mousavian, antiguo portavoz nuclear iraní y actual investigador en la Universidad de Princeton (EEUU). Read More “Irán anuncia reciprocidad ante las sanciones de EEUU por el misil,” El Pais, February 3, 2017.

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What does Rafsanjani’s death mean for Iran?

Al Jazeera Inside Story Discussion on Former Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani: Guests: Seyed Hossein Mousavian – Middle East security and nuclear policy specialist at Princeton University. Sadegh Zibakalam – Professor of political science at the University of Tehran. Ellie Geranmayeh – Fellow who specialises in Iran at the European Council on Foreign Relations. Full Video […]

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Is Rafsanjani’s death nail in coffin of Saudi-Iran dialogue?

Former senior Iranian diplomat Hossein Mousavian, who was closely involved with Rafsanjani’s regional outreach in the 1990s, told Al-Monitor, “He believed that Iran’s relations with its neighbors should be at the highest level and the most comprehensive ones. He was ready to establish regional security and cooperation based on such an idea.” Read More “Is […]

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Deal Maker or Deal Shredder: Billions Ride on Trump Iran Policy

“While Trump is unlikely to tear up the deal, Congress can ‘practically undo’ it, Hossein Mousavian, a former Iranian diplomat and now a scholar at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, said at a conference in Frankfurt last week.” “Deal Maker or Deal Shredder: Billions Ride on Trump Iran Policy,” Bloomberg, […]

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Newsmaker Interview: Seyed Hossein Mousavain

A former Iranian ambassador discusses the Iran nuclear deal and Presidential politics. Seyed Hossein Mousavian is an expert on U.S.-Iran relations. Mousavian says the nuclear deal will close Iran’s pathway to a nuclear bomb, and dismisses criticisms by Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump that the agreement is a bad deal for the United States. This […]

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