In The Zone – Episode 17 – Zmnako Mohammad Ahmad

In the 17th episode of the podcast series, In the Zone, Anahita Parsa and Aayushi Sharma interview Zmnako Mohammad Ahmad. In the interview Zmnako highlights the significant aspects of his story as a Chemical Weapon Attack survivor, his pursuit to help amplify the voices of other survivors like him, the challenges and struggles survivors face,Continue reading “In The Zone – Episode 17 – Zmnako Mohammad Ahmad”

In The Zone – Episode 16 – Sharon Dolev & Leonardo Bandarra

In episode 16 of In The Zone, which was recorded in the week before the 2nd session of the UN conference to negotiate a weapons-of-mass-destruction-free-zone in the Middle East in November 2021, Paul Ingram and Anahita Parsa talk with METO’s Draft Treaty writers, Sharon Dolev and Leonardo Bandarra about the latest version of the DraftContinue reading “In The Zone – Episode 16 – Sharon Dolev & Leonardo Bandarra”

In The Zone – Episode 15 – Christina Kelly

In episode 15 of In The Zone, Anahita Parsa and Jacob Allard interview Christina Kelly from Youth for TPNW. In this interview, Christina talks about this new youth network, the importance of youth representation, the challenges that young people face to have their voices heard, how they can get involved, how organizations should attempt toContinue reading “In The Zone – Episode 15 – Christina Kelly”

In The Zone – Episode 14 – Beatrice Fihn

In episode 14 of In The Zone, Anahita Parsa and Tony Robinson interview Beatrice Fihn. In this interview, recorded during the 2nd World Peace Congress organised by the International Peace Bureau in Barcelona, Beatrice talks about the lessons learned in achieving the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the pros and cons of winningContinue reading “In The Zone – Episode 14 – Beatrice Fihn”

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”