Interviews

BBC Interview: Trump’s Iran Policy

BBC Interview: Trump’s Iran Policy Full Interview (begins at 17:45) “California fires, veterans in Puerto Rico, Johnny Clegg’s last tour,” PRI’s the World, October 12, 2017.

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Here’s How Trump is Dragging the U.S. to the Brink of War

“The current U.S. administration policies would contribute to more instability and disorder in the Middle East and beyond,” says Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a senior negotiator in the Iran nuclear issue during the administration of former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami, and now a Princeton University visiting research scholar. Read More “Here’s How Trump is Dragging the […]

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Consequences of nixing the Iran Deal

Here is how Hossein Mousavian, Tehran’s former Ambassador to the US, explains Iran’s policy: After the revolution, Iran was invaded by Saddam Hussein’s Iraq and, for much of the past decade, chaos on its thousands of miles of borders with Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan – all factors that have compelled it to play a regional […]

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Interview: Ex-Iranian diplomat: US position on Hezbollah is wrong

Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a former Iranian Diplomat who has negotiated with Hezbollah and is now a Middle East specialist at Princeton University, tells Al Jazeera why Hezbollah is a positive force and should be backed by the West in the fight against ISIL. Full Video “Ex-Iranian diplomat: ‘US position on Hezbollah is wrong,’” Al Jazeera […]

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Interview: Trumps takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it “The worst deal ever”. The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it? The move consistent with the US president’s bid to unwind any and all the policies of his predecessor and on the day when […]

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The nuclear issue isn’t the real Iranian challenge

“How would Iran react? Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a former Iranian official who stays in close touch with his ex-colleagues, told me recently that if Trump doesn’t certify, but Congress doesn’t re-impose sanctions, and the other P5+1 negotiators assure full implementation, then Iran may continue to adhere to the agreement. But he cautioned that this line […]

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