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Dealing with Iran: A Policy of Engagement and Deterrence

    Author:
  • Ashish Kumar Sen
| January 19, 2016

In this January 19 New Atlanticist blog post, Atlantic Council staff writer, by Ashish Kumar Sen, interviews Harvard Kennedy School professor and former US diplomat, R. Nicholas Burns. Burns says that Iran nuclear agreement is positive for the United States, but Iran will continue to be a problem in a violent Middle East.

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Harvard Kennedy School Welcomes Hedi Larbi as the Fall 2015 Kuwait Foundation Visiting Scholar

September 1, 2015

"The Middle East Initiative (MEI) at Harvard Kennedy School’s (HKS) Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs announced today that Former Tunisian Minister Hedi Larbi will join the HKS community this autumn as MEI’s Kuwait Foundation Visiting Scholar."

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Podcast: Saudi Arabia's Foreign Policy Amidst Regional Instability with Prince Turki Al Faisal

    Author:
  • Prince Turki Al Faisal
| November 18, 2014

An audio recording from His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al Faisal of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, former Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United States (2005-2007) and former Director General of Saudi Arabia's General Intelligence Directorate (1977-2001).

On November 18, 2014 Prince Turki spoke on regional instability and forces at work in the region, including power politics, energy markets, violent extremism, and theological divides, in a public address moderated by Kennedy School professor Nicholas Burns.

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Iran nuclear deal

| February 7, 2014

Former negotiators from the Obama and George W. Bush administrations talked at an event hosted by the Partnership for Secure America about nuclear negotiations with Iran. Following an interim deal with Iran on November 24, 2013, the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France, and Germany sought to negotiate a long-term deal in which Iran would suspend parts of its nuclear program in exchange for a weakening of sanctions against the country.