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World Review: Afghanistan Withdrawal, Merkel’s Successor, Iran Nuclear Talks

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World Review

Stefan Kornelius, Peter Spiegel, and Nahal Toosi join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top global news stories.

US troops in Afghanistan
Cpl. Alejandro Pena

World Review: Iran Deal, Jordan Coup Attempt, Ukraine

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Steve Erlanger, Bobby Ghosh, and Elise Labott join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Coup attempt in Jordan
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Commentary & Analysis

As Iran and the United States Negotiate, Both Publics Support Original JCPOA

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Running Numbers by Luke Witzig

As the United States and Iran work on a path back to the Iran nuclear deal, what do Americans and Iranians think about the agreement?

Iran deal talks in Vienna, 2021
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Public Opinion

Despite Early Outbreak and Heavy Toll, Iranians are Proud of Iran's COVID-19 Response

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

Council and IranPoll surveys find that Iranians and Americans think the United States handled COVID-19 poorly, while Iranians are proud of their country’s response.

Man in Iran with mask
Javad Esmaeili
Public Opinion

Research

Disappointed in Rouhani, Iranians Seek a Different Sort of Leader in June Elections

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

New indirect talks between the United States and Iran on a return to the Iran deal could help the outlook for a moderate candidate in the next election.

a man in Iran on elections
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Public Opinion

Iranians and Americans Support A Mutual Return to JCPOA

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

A joint Council and IranPoll survey shows that although Iranian and American public support for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action has waned over time, there is still sizable backing for it in both countries.

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Grossi in Tehran, Iran February 21, 2021.
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Public Opinion

Experts

Saeid Golkar 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Iran Policy
Council expert Saeid Golkar

Jonathan Schachter 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Council expert Jonathan Schachter