South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin writes for Voice of America on how the relationship between the United States and Iran will change in 2016 given the recent lifting of economic sanctions:

The last few days have witnessed major milestones between the United States and Iran, including implementation of a landmark nuclear deal, a prisoner exchange and resolution of a financial dispute that goes back to the severing of diplomatic relations between the two countries 36 years ago.

It’s all been rather breathtaking given the dismal record of the past, when dialogue between the two governments was intermittent at best and cooperation rare. But questions remain about whether this paradigm shift will survive the Barack Obama administration.

Read the full article here.

Related Experts: Barbara Slavin