Interviews

The Heat: Yemen Crisis

“He was a dominant figure in Yemen — ruling the country for more than three decades before being deposed in 2012. But despite being out of office, Ali Abdullah Saleh continued playing a key role in the country’s ongoing conflict — until his death at the hands of the rebel group he once supported.” Full […]

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Inside The Real (And Really Secret) Middle East Peace Process

“The Iranians, always they have shown readiness,” said Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a former Iranian diplomat who worked on engaging the Saudis. “During the late King Abdullah’s era, Riyadh was ready to hear what the Iranians say, but no more in [current King] Salman’s era.” Read More “Inside The Real (And Really Secret) Middle East Peace […]

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Interview: Former Iranian Diplomat To Discuss Nuclear Deal At Hamilton College

“One of President Obama’s policies reversed by the Trump administration is the nuclear agreement with Iran, which President Trump refused to recertify, saying it was not in America’s interest. Thursday evening at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, former U.N. Ambassador Thomas Pickering will be part of a discussion on U.S.-Iran relations and the nuclear […]

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Iran Sees Its Rivals Uniting as Israel Talks Up Saudi Ties

“It appears there is a new scenario being drawn for Iran,” said Hossein Mousavian, a former spokesman for Iran’s team of nuclear negotiators and a Middle East security analyst at Princeton University. The emerging alliance “needs to be taken seriously and it will have consequences,” he said. “We need to think of ways to improve […]

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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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