talk iran

A Conversation with Bahman Kalbasi

December 06, 2018 Season 1 Episode 17
talk iran
A Conversation with Bahman Kalbasi
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talk iran
A Conversation with Bahman Kalbasi
Dec 06, 2018 Season 1 Episode 17
Saman Askari
This is a conversation about US and Iranian politics with BBC Persian's New York Correspondent.
Show Notes

In this episode, I speak with Bahman Kalbasi, the New York and United Nations Correspondent for BBC Persian. He and I talk about the recent US sanctions against Iran and the reports of related shortages in food and medicine coming out of that country, how the tension between the US and Iran may unfold, the various Iranian opposition movements in exile and whether they have mobilizing potential, the Jamal Khashoggi murder and its implications on the geopolitics of the Middle East, the US midterm elections and how the Democrats’ newfound power affects US foreign and domestic policies, the various Persian-language channels based in the UK and their sources of funding, the recent high-profile departures at BBC Persian, his interviews with high-profile American politicians and other topics.



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