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What's the Deal? The Road Ahead for Iran, the U.S. & the Gulf Region

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Last July, the U.S. and five other nations reached a milestone diplomatic agreement with Iran (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) designed to prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon and to ensure that its nuclear program be exclusively peaceful. Will this deal achieve that objective and will it serve America's broader interests in the turbulent Middle East? In return for accepting severe restrictions that hobble Iran's nuclear program and open Iran's nuclear facilities to unprecedented access of international professional inspectors, the U.S., the European Union, and the United Nations have agreed to lift economic sanctions that had been crippling Iran's economy.What does the deal mean? How did we get there? What challenges and/or opportunities lay ahead on the diplomatic horizon between the U.S. and Iran? Join Jessica Tuchman Mathews, former President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, former Ambassador William H. Luers, Director of the Iran Project and Nawzad Othman of the Othman Group as they delve into this landmark, critical geopolitical topic.

This program is supported by the World Affairs Councils of America, the Rockefeller  Brothers Fund, and The Iran Project.

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