In this edition of The Debate, Press TV has conducted an interview with Michael Springmann, an author and former US diplomat, from Washington, and William Morris, the secretary general of the Next Century Foundation, from London, to discuss Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s anti-Iran allegation of secretly working to develop nuclear weapons.
In this edition of The Debate, Press TV conducts an interview with Kaveh Afrasiabi, author and political scientist from Boston, and William Morris, the Secretary General of the Next Century Foundation, from London, to discuss Washington’s position over Iran’s nuclear deal and Tehran’s possible response.
Iran marks National Army Day with a military parade. Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani not only emphasized Iran’s right to develop its national deterrence power, he stressed that the country would not wait for permission to produce the defensive weapons it needs. We look at Iran’s regional role, especially regarding its neighbors.
US, England and France say they will attack Syria again if Damascus uses chemical weapons again. This claim has never been proven and has been denied by the Syrian government many times. Nonetheless, Washington could not wait for the Organization of Prohibited Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to investigate and determine who is really at fault and instead initiated a missile attack on this sovereign nation which is illegal under international law.
A talk given by Ambassador Mark G. Hambley (Ret.), and William Morris, Secretary General of the U.K. based Next Century Foundation at an Instant Issues luncheon of the World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts.
With former U.S. Ambassador Mark Hambley, who has served in fourteen different diplomatic positions including several in the Middle East. Hambley and Morris joined Carrie Saldo to discuss why the Arabian Peninsula, a relatively small area of the world, has such a geopolitical impact, and why the United States is involved in the region’s Yemeni Civil War.
The new US occupation of Syria: that’s what Iran has said about US forces. Meanwhile Syria has said Turkey’s ongoing military operation against Kurdish militants in Syria’s Afrin region is in full violation of international law. This is while Turkey says his country’s army will fight Syrian troops in Afrin if they help the YPG, unless the Syrian army plans to dislodge the Kurdish militants, which Syria has said it would not, since it has made a deal with the Kurdish YPG.
Dr William Morris, the convenor of the English Hour and the Secretary General of the Next Century Foundation, talks about Iran, about President Roosevelt’s four freedoms which are the basis for the UN Declaration of Human Rights, and about forgiveness.
Professor Hooshang Amirahmadi, the founder and president of American-Iranian Council discusses Iran and the 2017 election, International Affairs, and Democracy.
Former President of the Kurdish National Congress, Dr Jawad Mella discusses the situation of Kurdistan, aspirations for a Kurdish state, and the role of the international community.