July 14, 2015

What the Iran deal means for America's place in the Middle East

Featuring Ilan Goldenberg

Source: Vox

Journalist Zack Beauchamp

The nuclear deal with Iran is done. And while it could still fall apart — if Congress decides to kill it, for example — the odds are that it will end up shaping US Middle East policy for quite some time.

The nuclear deal could not just reshape the United States' relationship with Iran, but also have major consequences for its relationship with Israel and other Middle Eastern countries. That leaves a huge open question: How will this deal affect US policy in the Middle East?

"THERE'S GOING TO BE A HUGE FOOD FIGHT INSIDE OF IRAN"

To answer that, I called up Ilan Goldenberg, the director of the Middle East security program at the Center for a New American Security. Goldenberg, a former State Department official, is the author of a reporton how the United States should deal with the new political reality created by the Iranian nuclear deal.

Read the full article at Vox.

  • Ilan Goldenberg

    Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Ilan Goldenberg is Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expert with ext...