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For Expert Commentary on the Iran Nuclear Deal

The Foreign Policy Research Institute is making its scholars available to provide expert commentary on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action reached by the P5+1 – the United States, the United Kingdom, France, China, Russia, Germany, and the European Union – and the Islamic Republic of Iran on July 14, 2015.

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John R. Haines is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ionetix Corporation, which develops proprietary particle accelerator and fissile material detection technologies. He is also a Senior Fellow and the Executive Director of FPRI’s Princeton Committee. His current research focuses on nuclear smuggling and terrorism. His FPRI essay on “Schrödinger’s Nuke: How Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Program Exists – and Doesn’t Exist – at the Same Time” can be found here.

Contact for: Technical aspects of the nuclear deal and nuclear technology

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Amin Tarzi, a Senior Fellow in FPRI’s Program on the Middle East, is the Director of Middle East Studies at the Marine Corps University in Quantico, Virginia. He has appeared on CNN, BBC, NPR, and ABC. He is the author of The Iranian Puzzle Piece: Understanding Iran in the Global Context (MCU Press, 2009). His FPRI essays can be found here.

Contact for: All aspects of Iran, Iranian decision-making, and the implications of the nuclear deal

 

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Brandon Friedman, a Senior Fellow in FPRI’s Program on the Middle East, is a Research Fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle East and African Studies at Tel Aviv University. His FPRI essay on “The Geopolitics of the Nuclear Negotiations with Iran” can be found here.

Contact for: Regional Political Dimensions, Iranian history, and the implications of the nuclear deal

 

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Joseph Braude is a Middle East scholar and author whose research appears in print and on air, in Arabic as well as English. A Senior Fellow with FPRI’s Program on the Middle East, Braude contributes regularly to the daily newspaper Asharq Alawsat, and has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, and The New Republic. His FPRI essays can be found here.

Contact for: Regional Political Dimensions and the implications of the nuclear deal

 

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FPRI Scholars can be reached by calling Rachel Hemler, 215-732-3774, ext. 100.