Ottolenghi spoke to Fathom Books Reviews Editor Jules Robinson about the Pasdaran – the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the paramilitary organization responsible for the regime’s political repression and international terrorism activities. He also addressed the development of the Iranian nuclear threat, the impact of the sanctions regime that seeks to halt it, and the regime’s support for the Assad regime in Syria.
A panel discussion on the collapse of Arab states and the rise of ISIL at the UK/Israel Shared Strategic Challenges Conference. Participants were: Dan Chugg (FCO) Oded Eran (INSS) Jane Kinninmont (Chatham House) and Alan Mendoza (Henry Jackson Society). Chair: Moav Vardi (Channel 10).