The Iran Deal: Gen. Petraeus & Others Break It Down

A conversation on the Iran nuclear deal with experts sharing opinions on the pros and cons of the agreement. America’s relationship with Iran, the nature of that regime, and the specifics of the deal are all discussed.

This talk features General David Petraeus, former Director of the CIA and commander of US forces in Afghanistan and Iraq. Speaking with the retired general are Frances Townsend, President of the Counter Extremism Project and former Homeland Security Advisor to President George W. Bush, and Bernard Haykel, Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. Their conversation is moderated by Nicholas Burns, professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

Presented as part of the Hurst Lecture Series in collaboration with the Aspen Strategy Group. This talk was recorded on Friday, August 7, 2015 at the Aspen Institute. The entire conversation — which includes a discussion on the rise of ISIS — can be watched below:





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