- Examine the Bush administration's attitudes
towards Iran and the possible consequences.
- How did Iran go from world power to possible
- US officials discuss the problems with
negotiation with Iran, a religion-based government.
How serious a threat does Iran pose to the United
States? The cry "Death to America" has been uttered by Iranian
politicians. Is that call being taken to heart in the halls of the
Iranian political structure? Are they creating a nuclear stockpile with
aims of attacking America?
Scholars and government officials examine the history
of Iran and particularly its relationship with America. Bordered by
Afghanistan and Iraq, Iran is in the hotbed of Middle Eastern political
turmoil. Once a military superpower, Iran's strength wained in the late
20th century. Does their resurgence spell trouble for the US? How is the
Bush administration responding to their growth? Does Iran view America
as an enemy?
Delve into the theocratic structure of Iranian
politics. How does their religion-based government contrast with
America's, and how does that make for difficult negotiations? See how
the US is responding to a possible threat in a post-9/11 society. Will
Iran be dealt with as a terrorist state or an emerging superpower?