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.

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