The Reason We’re All Still Here

Episode 3: The Scientists

Sept. 22, 2020

American Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernie Moniz and Dr. Ali Salehi, director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, are brought to the world’s highest-stakes negotiating table to do what the diplomats can’t.

Read Richard Stone’s reporting on Ali Salehi in Science magazine. 

BONUS: Dr. Ernie Moniz on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart explaining the deal in 2015.


The Deal tells the story of the Iran nuclear deal: how it came together, how it fell apart, and what that means for the rest of us. Hosted by Dr. Jeffrey Lewis, director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. He tweets @armscontrolwonk.

Learn more at www.IranDealPodcast.com

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