The Latest - Iran

Iran Latest Broadcasts

22nd June 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD Senior Iran Analyst Behnam Ben Taleblu discusses Iran ballistic missile fire in Syria. more...

8th June 2017 – Syndicated

Buck Sexton with America Now

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD Senior Vice President Jonathan Schanzer discusses the terror attack in Iran. more...

8th June 2017 – WSJ Opinion

Foreign Edition with Mary Kissel

Mark Dubowitz

FDD's CEO Mark Dubowitz on terror in Iran and Qatar's double-dealing. more...

7th June 2017 – NewsTalk AM 1130

Justice and Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the recent terror attacks in London, Manchester and Iran. more...

27th May 2017 – i24 News

Strictly Security with Barbara Opall-Rome

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD senior Iran analyst Behnam Ben Taleblu discusses Rouhani's victory in the Iranian elections. more...

22nd May 2017 – Wall Street Journal Video

Opinion Journal

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD senior Iran analyst Behnam Ben Taleblu discusses the outcome of Iran's recent election. more...

19th May 2017 – WINA 98.9

The Schilling Show

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD senior Iran analyst Behnam Ben Taleblu discusses Iran sanctions. more...

19th May 2017 – Fox News

Happening Now

Mark Dubowitz

FDD's CEO Mark Dubowitz discusses the upcoming Iran elections and its implications for the United States. more...

19th May 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD senior Iran analyst Behnam Ben Taleblu discusses the Trump administration's sanctions against Iran. more...

18th May 2017 – France 24 English

France 24

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD senior Iran analyst Behnam Ben Taleblu discusses Iranian participation in the Iran election. more...

17th May 2017 – Monocle

The Foreign Desk

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD senior Iran analyst Behnam Ben Taleblu discusses the recent Iran elections. more...

9th May 2017 – Fox Business

Cavuto: Coast to Coast

John Hannah

FDD senior counselor John Hannah comments on the escalating tensions after Iran fired a missile in the Strait of Hormuz. more...

25th April 2017 – The Blaze

The Buck Sexton Show

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD Senior Vice President Dr. Jonathan Schanzer discusses the Iran Nuclear Deal. more...

25th April 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Emanuele Ottolenghi

FDD senior fellow Emanuele Ottolenghi discusses the Boeing-Aseman deal, and the implications of Hossein Alaei's connection to the IRGC. more...

21st April 2017 – WINA 98.9 FM

The Schilling Show

Behnam Ben Taleblu

Senior Analyst Behnam Ben Taleblu shares an update on Iran. more...

20th April 2017 – AM 560

Chicago’s Morning Answer

Clifford D. May

FDD's President and Founder Clifford D. May discusses the threats of North Korea and Iran's nuclear programs. more...

20th April 2017 – WINA 98.9 FM

The Schilling Show

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD senior Iran analyst Behnam Ben Taleblu discusses the implications of Tillerson's message to Iran. more...

20th April 2017 – The Blaze

The Buck Sexton Show

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer discusses if Iran is following the JCPOA. more...

3rd April 2017 – 1330 AM WEBY

Center for Individual Freedom

Tzvi Kahn

FDD senior Iran analyst Tzvi Kahn discusses the Iran nuclear deal, human rights abuses, Russia, and North Korea. more...

28th March 2017 – Fox News

Happening Now

Mark Dubowitz

FDD's CEO Mark Dubowitz discusses the relationship between Iran and Russia, as well as what the US can do to counter Iranian aggression. more...

Experts

Clifford D. May

Founder and President

Jonathan Schanzer

Senior Vice President

Michael Ledeen

Freedom Scholar

Reuel Marc Gerecht

Senior Fellow

cia, iran, iraq

John Hannah

Senior Counselor

Benjamin Weinthal

Research Fellow

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Senior Fellow

Behnam Ben Taleblu

Senior Iran Analyst

Events

24th March 2017 - 10:00 AM

Keeping Iran in Check: How to Combat Iran’s Illicit Activities

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies hosted a breakfast conversation on Friday, March 24 from 10:00am to 11:00am, titled Keeping Iran in Check: How to Combat Iran’s Illicit Activities. The conversation featured the Founder and President of the Institute for Science and International Security David Albright; FDD’s CEO Mark Dubowitz; and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress Brian Katulis.

12th February 2016 - 6:03 PM

Rising Tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia: Geopolitical and Energy Security Implications

The latest increase in tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia raises questions about the potential for further instability in the region and possible oil supply disruptions. These risks are most apparent in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, home both to more than half of the nation’s oil production and a Shia majority. The panel discussion will focus on how these developments are impacting U.S. national and energy security interests at a time when Iran sanctions are being lifted, allowing Tehran to export its petroleum, further adding to an oversupplied global oil market.