Kaveh L. Afrasiabi

Iran’s Security Concerns


Kaveh L. Afrasiabi, author of the article “Iran’s security concerns weigh heavy” in the Asia Times Online, discusses Iranian security from a non-U.S. perspective, the problems presented by instability in Pakistan, tensions between Sunni and Shia throughout the region, how the U.S. embargo on Iran hurts U.S. companies and the similar meaning of President Obama’s “clenched fist” metaphor and Bush’s “axis of evil” designation.

MP3 here. (33.26)

Kaveh L. Afrasiabi is the author of Reading in Iran: Foreign Policy After September 11, Iran’s Nuclear Program: Debating Facts Versus Fiction and After Khomeini: New Directions in Iran’s Foreign Policy.

3 thoughts on “Kaveh L. Afrasiabi”

  1. The average Fox-News consuming dumb-ass knows a little about 1979 but nothing about 1953 when the US/UK overthrew their govt and put the brutal Shah in power..Besides torture the Shah encouraged the kind of western immodesty that horrifies moral, tradition-minded people..Ooops, better not repeat that or the Left will be clamoring for an invasion…

  2. Scott and Antiwar Radio, can you guys not get something to improve the sound quality of the person you are interviewing? The only way to understand what the guest is saying is run the sound through an equalizer to reduce the bass and increase the treble.

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