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Latest update : 2013-09-26

Farhad Khosrokhavar, co-author of ‘Iran and the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century’

The eyes of the world were on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani when he stepped up to the podium at the United Nations General Assembly this week, with friends and foes of the Iranian regime divided over whether the conciliatory tone by the newly elected president signals a real change in policy towards the West.

Our guest to talk about the dazzling diplomatic developments surrounding Iran is Farhad Khosrokhavar, a French-Iranian sociologist and author of numerous books on Iran and the Arab world.

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2017-06-23 Colombia

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2017-06-22 diplomacy

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2017-06-21 Europe

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2017-06-21 Middle East

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