Video: "Iran Under Pressure," a debate

Shifteh Ansari
by Shifteh Ansari

"Is it just sabre-rattling or should we worry about the war of words between Washington and Tehran? François Picard’s panel argues over the impact of sanctions both on the regime and ordinary Iranians. Meir JAVEDANFAR. Middle East Analyst, Middle East Economic and Political Analysis Company (from Tel Aviv); Muhammad SAHIMI. Lead Political Columnist, Tehran Bureau (from Los Angeles); Ali FATEMI. Professor, American School of Business and Economics; Rouzbeh PARSI. Research fellow, European Union Institute for Security Studies."

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by kazem0574 on

Multidimensional discussion and am glad the Iranian ambassador had refused to join.

I just hope IRI doesn’t manage to get Iran attacked, before Ahmadi and their own factional infighting pulls this totally stinking and vile regime apart from within. 

IRI regime is like a ton of heated TNT ready to explode, I hope they themselves with the help of their own Ahmadi achieve the necessary spark to annihilate these filths to smithereens.


 Thank you Shifteh jon.

by vildemose on

 Thank you Shifteh jon. Good piece to share.

Here is another discussion on NPR with Michael Rubin, Reza Marashi, Ms. Ellen Liapson



Iran: Threats and Sanctions

10 a.m. (ET)

The U.S. and its allies are ratcheting up economic pressure on Iran, while it threatens to take action against the U.S. Navy in the Persian Gulf. Diane and her guests discuss the financial, political and military implications of escalating threats and sanctions.

A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.--Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.


Great discussion, thanks to Shifteh for providng the link...

by Bavafa on

I specially found the discussion by Robe very intriguing and insightful.

Let's hope for peace and cooler heads.

'Hambastegi' is the main key to victory