Image - arch in Tehran
Image - arch in Tehran
Image - arch in Tehran

The Iran Crisis

Dr. Keynoush is the author of the book Saudi Arabia and Iran: Friends or Foes? and the editor of a forthcoming book Iran's Interregional Dynamics in the Near East. She was recently a visiting scholar at Princeton University and a visiting fellow at the King Faisal Center in Saudi Arabia. She has translated at diplomatic meetings, and for United Nations secretary generals, U.S. congressional leaders, Nobel laureates and four Iranian presidents.

Dr. Keynoush will discuss Iran's regional ties, including with Saudi Arabia, the consequences of the U.S withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and Iran’s decision to increase its nuclear capabilities.


Celia Menczel


MLF: Middle East

Banafsheh Keynoush
Foreign Affairs Scholar; Academician; Author; Consultant
Linda Calhoun
Chair, The Commonwealth Club's Member-Led International Forum; Founder and CEO, Career Girls—Moderator