Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Seyed Hossein Mousavian is a Middle East Security and Nuclear Policy Specialist at the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He is a former diplomat who served as Iran’s Ambassador to Germany (1990-1997), Head of the Foreign Relations Committee of Iran’s National Security Council (1997-2005), Spokesman for Iran in its nuclear negotiations with the international community (2003-2005), Foreign Policy Advisor to the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council (2005-2007), Vice President of the Center for Strategic Research for International Affairs (2005-2009), General Director of Foreign Ministry for West Europe (1987-1990), Chief of Parliament Administration (1984-1986) and the editor in chief of the English-language international newspaper Tehran Times (1980-1990). He is author of "The Iranian Nuclear Crisis: A Memoir" published by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in June 2012.

Iran

Sanctions make Iran's coronavirus crisis more deadly

In the face of this global threat, the US should abandon its maximum pressure strategy against Iran and lift sanctions.

Sanctions make Iran's coronavirus crisis more deadly

Nuclear weapons

Can there be a deal between Iran and the US in the new year?

Trump's maximum pressure policy against Iran has failed, but a deal that would satisfy both sides can still be achieved.

Can there be a deal between Iran and the US in the new year?

Middle East

Iran will wait for Trump to lose power

Iran has no reason to talk to a hostile, war-mongering administration which may lose power very soon.

Iran will wait for Trump to lose power