Past eventParliamentary Briefing

Iran and the Region - Where Next?

11 December 2007 - 12:00am

Chatham House, London


Professor Ali Ansari, Professor of Iranian History and Director of the Institute of Iranian Studies, University of St Andrews and Associate Fellow, Middle East Programme, Chatham House
Dr Claire Spencer, Head, Middle East Programme, Chatham House, Editor of 2006 Chatham House report, Iran, its Neighbours and the Regional Crises
Chair: Jonathan Charles, BBC



This discussion will focus on the relationships between political developments in Tehran and Iran's relations with its neighbours. An assessment will be made of the internal dynamics of the Iranian regime and spheres of influence within it. The analysis of Iran and its neighbours as explored in last year's Chatham House report will then be brought up to date in light of developments in the region.

Please note these Briefings are for MPs and peers only.

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Chatham House Resources on Iran


Iran, Islam and Democracy
Ali Ansari, September 2006

Papers and reports

Israel and Iran: From war of words to words of war?
Yossi Mekelberg, March 2007

Iran, its Neighbours and the Regional Crises
Middle East Programme, August 2006

International Affairs

Rebels without a cause: North Korea, Iran and the NPT
Wade L Huntley, July 2006

The World Today

Iran and China
Marc Lanteigne, July 2007

Calculations for an Air Attack on Iran: Bombs Away?
Andrew Brookes, March 2007

Russian Policy on Iran: Trump and Trap
Yury Fedorov, February 2007

Regional Diplomacy in the Middle East: Iran is on a Roll
Richard Dalton, January 2007

Iran and the United States: With enemies like these
Ali Ansari, August 2006

Young people in Iran: Children of the Revolution
Somi Abedinzadeh, August 2006

Iran: Secondary Sanctions: Sanctions at the Ready
Roger Howard, July 2006

Iran: Nuclear Poker
Ali Ansari, May 2006

Weapons Proliferation and Resolution 1540: Iran and the Traffickers
Olivia Bosch, May 2006

Afghanistan, Iran and Iraq: The Deadly Trio
Tim Garden, March 2006

Iran and Sanctions: Ready to Resist
Roger Howard, February 2006