A conversation with Seyyed Hossein MousavianDiplomat and Author
, Iran and the United States: An Insider’s View on the Failed Past and the Road to Peace
President and Founder
Search for Common Ground
Senior Fellow, South Asia Center
The Atlantic Council’s Iran Task Force
and Search for Common Ground
invite you to a conversation with Seyyed Hossein Mousavian, former Iranian diplomat and author of a new book, Iran and the United States: An Insider’s View on the Failed Past and the Road to Peace
, and John Marks, president and founder of Search for Common Ground. Mousavian will offer insights from his twenty-five years representing Iran in posts including ambassador to Germany and nuclear negotiating team spokesman under former President Mohammed Khatami. Marks will reflect on eighteen years of experience in Track II dialogue and cultural exchanges with Iran. The speakers will discuss the current negotiations with Iran and the outlook for better relations under President Hassan Rouhani.
The Iran Task Force, chaired by Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstat, seeks to perform a comprehensive analysis of Iran’s internal political landscape, its role in the region and globally, and any basis for an improved relationship with the West. This project is generously supported by the Ploughshares Fund. Search for Common Ground is a peacebuilding and conflict transformation organization with offices in thirty-four countries.
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