The Iran accord is going to change everything

Iran is the world’s most misunderstood country. It has been cut off from the West for decades, and during that period much of the world press, with limited access, has joined to demonize it. But after the US and five other world powers signed a landmark accord with Iran, misconceptions are beginning to erode, writes author Stephen Kinzer.

Conflict & Justice

US foreign policy with Iran

Host Marco Werman talks about the US and Iran with Raymond Tanter, who served on the National Security Council under President Ronald Reagan. Tanter has joined John McCain and others in criticizing President Obama for not being tough enough on Iran.


Assessing US intelligence on Iran

Iranian media announced today successful tests of missiles which are capable of reaching Israel and American bases in the Gulf, this after revelations of a secret nuclear enrichment program. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Charles Duelfer.


Dealing with Iran

President Obama has put Iran on notice: start meeting demands on nuclear activities by 2010 or face the possibility of crippling sanctions. The World's Matthew Bell looks into US options now that the deadline is passed.


The regional factor

Author Stephen Kinzer feels that both Turkey and Iran are key to US foreign policy in the Middle East. Kinzer is the author of ?Reset: Iran, Turkey and America's Future.?


Iran's nuclear defiance

Iran's President Ahmadinejad said today his country will not agree to talks on the nuclear issue if the UN Security Council imposes new sanctions. Stephen Kinzer is the author of 'Reset: Iran, Turkey and America's Future.' Marco Werman talks with him.


Iran releases American hiker Sarah Shourd

President Barack Obama has welcomed Iran's release of American Sarah Shourd and said he remained hopeful that Tehran would demonstrate �renewed compassion� by freeing her companions. Lisa Mullins talks with Iran expert Haleh Esfandiari.


Stuxnet virus threat is real

Iran discovered a malicious computer attack that appears to target its nuclear targets. But industry insiders believe the so-called computer worm Stuxnet actually did not do what it was intended for. The World technology correspondent Clark Boyd reports.