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Trita Parsi
Co-Founder and Current President
National Iranian American Council

Trita Parsi is a major authority on Iranian, Israeli and American relations. His new book on this topic has already been widely praised by people on various sides of the critical issues involved in this complicated triangle. He traveled to Iran and Israel to interview top officials in those countries on the state of Iranian relations. He has conducted more than 130 interviews with senior Israeli, Iranian and American officials in all three countries.

He is fluent in Persian/Farsi, and has followed Middle East politics for many years, both through work in his field and through extensive experience on Capitol Hill and the United Nations. His articles on Middle East affairs have been published in The Financial Times, Jane's Intelligence Review, The Globalist, The Jerusalem Post, The Forward, BitterLemons, "The Nation" and The Daily Star.

Parsi is a frequent commentator on US-Iranian relations and Middle Eastern affairs, and has appeared on BBC World News, PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, CNN (Wolf Blitzer's Situation Room, Anderson Cooper 360°), CNN International (Your World Today), Al Jazeera, C-Span, NPR, NBC, MSNBC, Voice of America and British Channel 4.

Trita Parsi is a co-founder and current President of the National Iranian American Council, a non-partisan, non-profit organization.


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