Great Decisions in Foreign Policy

Revolution and Reform: The Making of Modern Iran

Countering Iran has been a foreign policy objective of U.S. administrations since the Islamic Revolution of 1979. The two countries clash over influence in a fractured region, all under the cloud of Iran’s threatening nuclear program. Domestically, Iran contends with unrest over its growing political and economic isolation. Now, nearly 40 years after the founding of the Islamic republic, a closer look at Iran.

Saturday, June 29 at 1:30 am on 12.1

additional airdates

    No additional airdates schedule at this time

upcoming episodes

past episodes

series description

This award-winning series recommended by the New York Times frames the most important foreign policy questions of the year ahead. Each episode provides background context, contemporary analysis and policy options.