What does the Iran deal mean for the country, the region and the West?After years of negotiations, world powers have reached a historic deal with Iran, limiting their nuclear activity in return for the lifting of international economic sanctions.The deal has been met with a mixed response – some celebrate it as a diplomatic triumph, while others describe it as a precursor to a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. For the first First Wednesday after their summer break, the Frontline Club invites Azadeh Moaven, Saeed Kamali Dehghan and other yet-to-be-announced speakers to debate the Iran deal means for the country, the region and relations with the West.
More about the guests:
- Azadeh Moaveni is a former Middle East correspondent for Time magazine and author of Lipstick Jihad, Honeymoon in Tehran and Iran Awakening.
- Saeed Kamali Dehghan is a staff journalist with the Guardian and was named 2010 Journalist of the Year at the Foreign Press Association awards. Although now based in London, he has previously worked from the Iranian capital, Tehran.