Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland appeared on CCTV discussing the potential for success in new Mid East peace negotiations. With Egypt and Syria in turmoil, Israel might feel more secure than usual, but with Iran's sword rattling, the region is volatile.
In a cold war of words, President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin he wouldnt attend a Moscow summit in September. Research Fellow Anthony Gregory compares the two leaders record on human rights and asks why they would even meet in the first place.
Anthony Gregory discusses the long-term struggle between liberty and political power, telling his audience of high school students that the future is in their hands. Talk given on July 24, 2013 in Oakland, CA.
Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland says Hasan Rowhani's election as President of Iran is a definite cause for surprise and perhaps even some optimism regarding Iran's nuclear program. Originally aired Monday, Jun. 17, 2013 on CTV News Channel.
Ivan Eland, Independent Institute Senior Fellow, discusses Syria and the latest on the ongoing civil war. Reports that rebels have attacked Shiite muslims. Are moderate rebels losing control to radical Islamists? Eland says it's not a good time for the US to intervene. Originally aired June 12, 2013 on CTV News Channel.