What Prospects for US-Iran Ties Under the Biden Administration? The View From Iran

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Iranian experts offer their perspectives on what Tehran’s potential reactions could be to President Biden’s steps on the nuclear and regional front.

After more than two years of “maximum pressure” under the Trump presidency, what are the options for re-engagement with Iran under a Biden presidency? With a prospective return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA,) high on the new US President’s agenda, what is Iran’s potential reaction and what are the likely implications for the region?

This event will provide a view from Iran on the prospects for a resolution of the nuclear crisis and a reduction of tensions in the region.


Ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian - Middle East security and nuclear policy specialist, Princeton University

Dr Keyhan Barzegar - Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the Science and Research Branch of the Islamic Azad University.

This event is moderated by Dr Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi, lead of the Unpacking the MENA programme and Senior Research Fellow, International Security Studies, RUSI.

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