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Openings for Diplomacy With Iran?


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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Iran's new president, Hassan Rouhani delivered a message of tolerance to the United Nations this week. He said the United States and Iran can "manage our difference" and that "peace is within reach," while calling the sanctions against his country over its nuclear program a form of violence. We discuss the possibilities for diplomacy with President Rouhani and the nuclear future of Iran.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Abbas Milani, director of the Iranian Studies Program at Stanford University and author of books including "The Shah"
  • Jamal Abdi, policy director for the National Iranian American Council
  • Kenneth Pollack, senior fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution and author of "Unthinkable: Iran, the Bomb, and American Strategy"

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