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Hussein Banai

Assistant Professor, Diplomacy & World Affairs, Occidental College
 Hussein Banai

He earned his doctorate in Political Science from Brown University in 2011, his MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2005, and his BA (with Honors) from York University in 2003. His research interests lie at the intersection of international relations and political theory with special focus on democratic politics in the modern Middle East. He is a co-author of a forthcoming book on US-Iran relations entitled Becoming Enemies: U.S.-Iran Relations During the Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988 (Rowman & Littlefield) and has published on topics in diplomacy, democratic theory, and contemporary Iranian politics

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Great Decisions
Fri, 02/01/2013

Great Decisions 2013: Iran (February 1) - Hussein Banai

Suspicion and a troubled history have blighted U.S.-Iranian relations for three decades. How can the United States and Iran move forward? Is the existence of Iran’s nuclear program an insurmountable obstacle? Speaker: Hussein Banai, Occidental College Watch Video ››

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Great Decisions

Great Decision Series: Iran

Hussein Banai

Suspicion and a troubled history have blighted U.S.-Iranian relations for three decades. How can the United States and Iran move forward? Is the existence of Iran’s nuclear program an insurmountable obstacle? Read More ››



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