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.
With revelations that Syrian President may have used chemical weapons against the Syrian rebels, President Obama announces Assad has "crossed the red line" and Obama will help rebels. Senior Fellow Ivan Eland discusses the civil war in Syria and the recent developments on CCTV.
Originally aired on 2/1/10 on Russia Today. Senior Fellow Ivan Eland comments on former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's allegation that Russia attempted to undermine the American economy shortly before the global recession.
Civil strife in Iraq continues and instability may only increase after the January elections. U.S. withdrawal has become an acceptable strategy in Washington, but will it be tenable if violence escalates and Iraq unravels again?