Tag Archives: Rouhani trip to UN

Panel: An Assessment of Rouhani’s Visit to New York

22 Oct

Does Rouhani have much leverage?

Why was he elected?

What are the domestic challenges which his government faces?

What is likely to be the biggest threat which Iran will face in the next decade?

These are some of the questions which I addressed during my recent appearance at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC, alongside my respected colleague Robin Wright.

Rouhani: Between the question of Holocaust and Khamenei

23 Sep

Iran’s president has reportedly decided to take Iran’s Jewish MP with him to the upcoming UN General Assembly session in New York.

My latest article describes the internal dynamics behind this decision.

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/09/iran-hassan-rouhani-steps-away-from-holocaust-denial.html