The Atlantic Council’s Future of Iran Initiative published a video yesterday of a panel discussion held at their Washington, DC headquarters titled “Iran’s Political Future”. Information from the event invite:
The demonstrations, which took place in more than 100 Iranian cities and towns in late December-early January, focused on poor economic conditions, Iran’s interventions abroad, and domestic political constraints. Analysts are divided over whether the Iranian system can profit from the protests to enact meaningful reforms or whether the system is too repressive and brittle to change through relatively peaceful evolution.
The Atlantic Council is generally regarded as a premier Washington, DC ‘think tank’, whatever that really means. A detailed post-event write-up of the panel discussion was made by the Atlantic Council if you don’t have time to watch. The video is about 90 minutes. Take a look: