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The death of a leading opposition cleric in Iran and allegations protesters were tortured are fueling new anti-government activism: An update on Iran’s domestic unrest and ongoing international concerns over its nuclear program.
- Ambassador Nicholas Burns Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School and former Under Secretary for Political Affairs at the U.S. Department of State
- Michael Rubin resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and former a former Iraq policy analyst at the Pentagon
- Azar Nafisi director of Cultural Conversations and professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and author of "Reading Lolita in Tehran"
- Robin Wright journalist, author and foreign policy analyst at the United States Institute of Peace. Her most recent book is "Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East."
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