Letters and Politics

The Iran Nuclear Talks and the History of US/Iran Relations

With Mansour Farhang, professor of international relations at Bennington College, Vermont. He resigned from his post as revolutionary Iran’s first ambassador to the United Nations when Khomeini’s regime refused to accept the UN’s recommendation to release its US hostages. He is author of U.S. Imperialism: The Spanish-American War to the Iranian Revolution and co-author of The U.S. Press and Iran: Foreign Policy and the Journalism of Deference.

We’ll discuss the current Iran Nuclear Talks. The talks were scheduled to end July 7th but have been extended several days. We’ll also talk about the history of US relations with Iran.

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