Karim Sadjadpour: U.S. Policy Towards Iran: Problems and Prospects

Conversations With History: U.S. Policy Toward Iran

Karim Sadjadpour; Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Conversations with History host Harry Kreisler welcomes the Carnegie Endowment's Karim Sadjadpour for a discussion of U.S.-Iran relations. Topics covered include: the recent Iranian elections, the divisions with the clerical power structure shaping the domestic political conflict, the Iranian nuclear program, the role of the Revolutionary Guards, Iran's strategic goals, its aims in negotiations with the U.S., the implications of the new U.S. policy of engagement, the role of Israel in shaping U.S. Iranian relations, and the dilemmas the Obama administration faces as it shapes a new U.S. foreign policy.

Key Words: Iran

Karim Sadjadpour
Publication date: 
September 30, 2009
Publication type: 
Conversations with History