Webinar: Implications of Iran’s Elections

Following the surprise death of Iran’s hardline President Ebrahim Raisi two months ago, last week’s election of supposed “reformist” Masoud Pezeshkian as his replacement has raised questions about potential shifts in Iran’s foreign policy and its nuclear diplomacy – and the larger issue of who ultimately succeeds the ailing Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. The Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) hosted a special webinar examining the impact of Iran’s presidential election on America’s Iran policy and wider regional security. The event  featured Mariam Memarsadeghi, Director of the Cyrus Forum for Iran’s Future, and Council on Foreign Relations fellow and member of JINSA’s Iran Policy Project Dr. Ray Takeyh.

The webinar was moderated by JINSA’s Director of Foreign Policy, Jonathan Ruhe.