9:24pm

Sun June 23, 2013
Politics

Today on Your Call: What’s in store for Iran’s future?


  

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the recent presidential election in Iran. Last week tens of thousand of Iranians poured into the street to celebrate the presidential victory of Hassan Rohani. Four years after the disputed presidential election and ensuing mass protests, what has become of the reform movement in Iran? How will the outcome of this election affect Iran’s relations with the US? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Arang Keshavarzian, associate professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University

Mansour Farhang, professor emeritus of international relations at Bennington College in Vermont

Rebecca Griffin, political director of Peace Action West

Bitta Mostofi, immigrant rights attorney and a member of Havaar

Web Resources:

Peace Action West

Havaar, Iranian Initiative Against War, Sanctions and State Repression

Merip: Wrapped in Surprise, Stuffed with Politics

Iran wire: Iran’s Presidential Election: The Make-Up Behind the Veil

NY Review of Books: Iran’s Man in the Middle

Reuters: Obama sees Iran's election of moderate as hopeful sign

Guardian: Iranian president-elect Rouhani promises better relations with west

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