112 episodes

Conversations on Iranian politics, society, and culture with host Negar Mortazavi.

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The Iran Podcast Negar Mortazavi

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Conversations on Iranian politics, society, and culture with host Negar Mortazavi.

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    War in the Middle East

    War in the Middle East

    Negar Mortazavi speaks to Barbara Slavin, a distinguished fellow at the Stimson Center in Washington, about the Israel-Hamas war, US-Iran tensions, the Axis of Resistance, the influence of Arab countries, and the impact of this war in the Middle East on the upcoming US presidential elections.

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    • 28 min
    Will the US and Iran go to war?

    Will the US and Iran go to war?

    Negar Mortazavi speaks to Benjamin Friedman, policy director at Defense Priorities in Washington. Friedman previously worked as a defense analyst at the Cato Institute and at the Center for Defense Information. He has edited three books on defense policy and strategy and has published academic essays in International Security, Political Science Quarterly, Foreign Affairs, and World Affairs.

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    • 29 min
    The Axis of Resistance

    The Axis of Resistance

    Negar Mortazavi speaks to Mehran Kamrava, Professor of Government at Georgetown University in Qatar and director of the Iranian Studies Unit at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies. Kamrava is the author of a number of books including Righteous Politics: Power and Resilience in Iran; A Dynastic History of Iran: From the Qajars to the Pahlavis; Triumph and Despair: In Search of Iran's Islamic Republic; and, A Concise History of Revolution.



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    • 32 min
    Israel-Hamas and Iran #3

    Israel-Hamas and Iran #3

    Negar Mortazavi speaks to Matt Duss, Executive Vice President, and Sina Toosi, Senior Fellow, at the Center for International Policy, about the Israel-Hamas war, the Biden administration’s policy, and the role of Iran and its regional allies.

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    • 35 min
    Israel-Hamas and Iran #2

    Israel-Hamas and Iran #2

    Negar Mortazavi speaks to Nader Hashemi, Director of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and Associate Professor of Middle East and Islamic Politics at Georgetown University.

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    • 36 min
    Israel-Hamas and Iran #1

    Israel-Hamas and Iran #1

    Negar Mortazavi speaks to Trita Parsi, Executive Vice President of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft in Washington DC.

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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
164 Ratings

164 Ratings

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Excellent Journalism

The guests and hosts are well-informed and dive deep into issues that don’t get enough coverage in the mainstream, all while remaining accessible to your average listener. Thank you Negar!

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