In The Zone – Episode 13 – Israeli Elections Special

In episode 13 of In The Zone, Paul Ingram interviews our very own Sharon Dolev. In this interview, Sharon talks about the recent Israeli elections in which Benjamin Netanyahu was finally ousted from power, the prospects for the new government, the possibility of moving towards Israel recognising its possession of nuclear weapons and engaging withContinue reading “In The Zone – Episode 13 – Israeli Elections Special”

In The Zone – Episode 12 – Iranian Elections Special

In episode 12 of In The Zone, Paul Ingram interviews our very own Emad Kiyaei and Nima Khorrami. In this interview, Emad and Nima talk about the recent Iranian elections in which the conservative Ebrahim Raisi was elected into power, the prospects for the new government, the implications for regional efforts to reduce military tensionsContinue reading “In The Zone – Episode 12 – Iranian Elections Special”

In The Zone – Episode 11 – Dina Esfandiary

In episode 11 of In The Zone, Paul Ingram interviews Dina Esfandiary. In this interview, Dina talks about the challenges to diplomacy in the Middle East, the existential need for cooperation and dialogue among Gulf States especially on nuclear safety and security, and the need for unconditional dialogue on a whole range of other issuesContinue reading “In The Zone – Episode 11 – Dina Esfandiary”

In The Zone – Episode 10 – Anton Khlopkov

In episode 10 of In The Zone, Anahita Parsa and Paul Ingram interview Anton Khlopkov. In this interview, Anton talks about Russia’s view of developments in the Middle East, including the Iran Nuclear Deal and the WMD free zone, the perspectives for future joint Russian-US cooperation in the region, how he became interested in theContinue reading “In The Zone – Episode 10 – Anton Khlopkov”

In The Zone – Episode 8 – Emad Kiyaei

In episode 8 of In The Zone, Anahita Parsa and Paul Ingram interview our very own Emad Kiyaei. In this interview, Emad talks about the Iran Nuclear Deal, the JCPOA, what it is, what’s happening in Iranian politics, what the Europeans are doing, what the US should be doing and what the lessons for multilateralContinue reading “In The Zone – Episode 8 – Emad Kiyaei”

In The Zone – Episode 7 – The JCPOA and the other parties

In this special episode of In The Zone we have taken some of the best bits from our recent webinar, organized in collaboration with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, featuring four representative perspectives on the Iranian nuclear deal and its relationship with the proposal to set up a WMD-Free Zone across the Middle East.

In The Zone – Episode 6 – Wael Al Assad

In episode 6 of In The Zone, Sharon Dolev and Paul Ingram interview Wael Al Assad, currently a senior adviser to the Qatari National Committee for the prohibition of weapons and a senior fellow on the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone project. In this interview,Continue reading “In The Zone – Episode 6 – Wael Al Assad”

In The Zone – Episode 5 – Renata Dwan

In the fifth episode of In The Zone, published on March 8th 2021 to coincide with International Women’s Day, Anahita Parsa and Paul Ingram interview Renata Dwan, former head of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) and current Senior Executive Officer of Chatham House in the UK. In this interview, Renata talks aboutContinue reading “In The Zone – Episode 5 – Renata Dwan”

In The Zone – Episode 4 – Karim Haggag

In the fourth podcast in our series, In The Zone, Anahita Parsa and Paul Ingram interview Ambassador Karim Haggag from Egypt, a career diplomat with over 25 years of service, who is now a professor of practice at the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University in Cairo. In this interview,Continue reading “In The Zone – Episode 4 – Karim Haggag”