The Latest - Iran

Iran Latest Broadcasts

25th April 2017 – The Blaze

The Buck Sexton Show

Jonathan Schanzer

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

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...

24th March 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Saeed Ghasseminejad

FDD associate fellow Saeed Ghasseminejad discusses Iran depopulating Syria and colonizing it with Shia from Lebanon and Afghanistan. more...

17th March 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Mark Dubowitz

FDD's CEO Mark Dubowitz discusses designating the IRGC and the nuclear deal under the Trump administration. more...

8th March 2017 – Fox News

Happening Now

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer on Yemen Strikes, Iranian aggression and the financial ties between North Korea and China. more...

3rd March 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Reuel Marc Gerecht

FDD senior fellow Reuel Marc Gerecht comments on Iran and it's relationship with the Trump administration. more...

2nd March 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Anthony Ruggiero

FDD senior fellow Anthony Ruggiero discusses relationship between Iran and North Korea. more...

2nd March 2017 – Fox News

Special Report with Bret Baier

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD senior Iran analyst Behnam Ben Taleblu discusses Trump and renegotiating the Iran nuclear deal. more...

24th February 2017 – Bloomberg TV

Bloomberg North with Rudyard Griffiths

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD's senior Iran analyst discusses the JCPOA and the implications of the Trump administration putting Iran on notice. more...

16th February 2017 – i24 News

Strictly Security

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD senior Iran analyst Behnam Ben Taleblu discusses the Iranian nuclear deal and possible policy options for the US going forward. more...

15th February 2017 – Fox News

Iran ramps up rhetoric against Trump

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer comments on the white house sending new message to Iran over their controversial nuclear program. more...

10th February 2017 – Fox Business

Lou Dobbs Tonight

Lou Dobbs references FDD's recent ballistic missile memo. more...

9th February 2017 – WINA 98.9FM

The Schilling Show

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer comments on "terror" labels for the IRGC and Muslim Brotherhood. more...

9th February 2017 – Christian Broadcasting Network

News Watch

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD senior Iran analyst Behnam Ben Taleblu comments on Tehran and US foreign policy in the Middle East. more...

7th February 2017 – Sirius XM

POTUS

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD senior Iran analyst Behnam Ben Taleblu comments on the Trump administrations sanctions towards Iran, and the conflict in Syria. more...

6th February 2017 – Fox News

Happening Now

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer comments on Tehran's recent ballistic missile tests and the Trump administration responding sanctions. more...

6th February 2017 – Wall Street Journal Video

Opinion Journal

John Hannah

FDD senior counselor John Hannah comments on Tehran testing another ballistic missile, and Iran's post-U.S. sanctions provocations. 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.