Europe and the US-Iran escalation

Mark Leonard is joined by Ellie Geranmayeh, deputy head of ECFR’s MENA programme, Hossein Mousavian, former Iranian diplomat and scholar, and Ilan Goldenberg, director of…

Deputy Director, Middle East and North Africa programme
Senior Policy Fellow

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Mark Leonard is joined by Ellie Geranmayeh, deputy head of ECFR’s MENA programme, Hossein Mousavian, former Iranian diplomat and scholar, and Ilan Goldenberg, director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and former Pentagon official. They explore the latest development around the JCPOA, the European and Iranian point of views, and scenarios for potential US-Iran escalation.

The podcast was recorded on 14 May 2019.

Bookshelf:

60 days to save the JCPOA by Ellie Geranmayeh 
There Is Still Time for Diplomacy With Iran by Ilan Goldenberg and Elizabeth Rosenberg 
It’s Time for the Leaders of Saudi Arabia and Iran to Talk by Hossein Mousavian and Abdulaziz Sager