Dr Takeyh discussed Iran's June 14th presidential elections and the implications these elections have on both domestic Iranian politics and US foreign policy.

Ray Takeyh is a senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and adjunct professor at Georgetown University. His areas of specialization are Iran, political reform in the Middle East, and Islamist movements and parties. Dr Takeyh received his doctorate in modern history from Oxford University.

The discussion was moderated by Steven Simon, Executive Director, IISS-US and took place at IISS-US, 2121 K Street NW, Suite 801, Washington, DC 20037.

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IISS-US Discussion Meeting
Ray Takeyh
Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
IISS-US, Washington DC 
Wednesday 19 June 2013