US Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Geneva over the weekend when a deal over Iran's nuclear program seemed imminent. But the negotiations came up short, leaving ordinary Iranians still struggling under international sanctions.
Iran and the US have one week to come up with a deal to control Iran’s nuclear programs in exchange for relaxed sanctions. Those restrictions have taken a major toll on Iran, and citizens of the country are primed for an agreement.
The buzz from Geneva is that international talks there on Iran’s nuclear ambitions are approaching a deal. The deal could limit Iran’s nuclear capabilities for a decade or more, in exchange for an easing of sanctions.
Iranian leaders have been responding to events in Egypt by cracking down on dissidents. Barbara Slavin, a senior fellow at The Atlantic Council tells anchor Marco Werman that Iranians executed a record number of prisoners last months.