News | June 13, 2014

Firestein Speaks on U.S.-Iran Relations at Michigan State University

David Firestein, EWI's Perot fellow and vice president for the Strategic Trust-Building Initiative and Track 2 Diplomacy, delivered a talk on "U.S.-Iran Relations: Challenges, Opportunities and Prospects" at Michigan State University on April 7, 2014. 

In his talk, Firestein addressed shifting dynamics in U.S.-Iran relations and the effect of recent developments such as the election of Hassan Rouhani to Iran's presidency and the ongoing nuclear negotiations. He also set forth a number of proposals for improving U.S.-Iran relations and easing longstanding tensions between the two countries. Firestein's talk was co-sponsored by the Muslim Studies Program, the Asian Studies Center and the Center for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, all at Michigan State University.

Listen to Firestein's presentation here. Read the transcript here.