Jun 24

Oil, Sanctions, and COVID-19: Iran and the U.S.A World Denver Conversation with Amb. Thomas Pickering in conversation with Dr. Roxane Farmanfarmaian

Tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to escalate as the two countries pursue conflicting interests in Iraq and the region. Iran has been among the countries hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. What is the current situation in Iran, and how are they navigating a devastating public health crisis, the collapse of oil prices, and simultaneous international economic sanctions? What questions should be driving U.S. diplomatic and strategic policy on Iran and in the region? What realistic policies should the U.S. pursue now and post-November?

Watch the recording here