Iran’s new president, Hassan Rouhani, takes office on August 3. He has raised the hopes of Iranians for a softening of the regime’s repression, domestic political reforms and an end to Iran’s international isolation. Can he deliver? More importantly, what are the foreign policy implications for the United States of Iran’s new government?
More About the Speakers
Kenneth Katzman, Ph.D.
Specialist in Middle Eastern Affairs, Congressional Research Service
Senior Research Fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs,
Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation
Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center
Steven P. Bucci, Ph.D.
Visiting Fellow, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy