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Interviews

Iran

 
Interview about Iran with "The Takeaway" on NPR (audio)
 
Interview on PBS News Hour
June 17, 2010
 
Iran and the US Share Strategic Goals
Rooz, Sept 8, 2009
Interview with Iranian-American Web Magazine Rooz
Persian Version
 
Comments on US relations with Iran and Afghanistan, in speech to US Labor Against the War conference
Chicago, December 2008
 
Iran and the United States are
“not fated to be enemies forever.”
Interview with Foreign Policy Journal, July 25, 2009
 
Un-"threat"-ing Iran:
Truthout.org · 2008
An Interview With Stephen Kinzer
Transcribed interview on Iran
Interview with Counterpunch, April 2008
“The way to make Iran calm down and feel like it doesn't need to pursue policies that are highly destabilizing in the Middle East is to make Iran feel safe.”
Interview about Iran
Interview with NiemanWatchdog, February 2008
"If the U.S. and Iran sit down for serious and broad-ranging talks, they may find that not only do their interests not make them logical enemies, but that they have many strategic goals in common."
Interview with Amy Goodman about Iran
Democracy Now, March 2008
In a reality-based, fact-based policy environment in Washington, you’d think that the idea of attacking Iran would be off the agenda now."
audio/video/transcribed · alternative link
Interview about Iran
The Agonist · 2008
One thing we're trying to do on this tour is to reach beyond people who are political activists.
Interview about Iran with Fariba Amini
Iranian.com · 2006
The US tragically misjudged nationalist leaders in other countries.
 

All The Shah's Men

 
Interview with History News Network
History News Network · September 2005
"Only by understanding the cause of tragedy can we hope to avoid future tragedies."
Interview with Terry Gross on Fresh Air, NPR
2003 · audio
Interview with Buzzflash on "All the Shah's Men"
BuzzFlash · 2003
We Americans have been asking ourselves now for some time why people in many parts of the Middle East react so negatively toward us and what we consider to be our democratic project for the world. The more we look into history, the more answers we find.
 

US Intervention

 
Reimagining Life, War in Middle East
By Julia Keller, Chicago Tribune --  June 13, 2010
 
Interview about "Overthrow"
Transcribed, Guernica, March 2007
"I studied these overthrows of foreign governments not as isolated, unrelated incidents, but as part of a long continuum."
Interview with Amy Goodman on "Overthrow"
Democracy Now · 2006
I really believe that [John Foster] Dulles was one of the key figures in shaping the second half of the 20th century
Interview with Terry Gross on NPR "Fresh Air"
2006 · audio
Interview with Lawrence Velvel, dean of New England School of Law
Part 1 · Part 2
Video · 2007
 

Miscellaneous

 
Discussing “The Desert of Forbidden Art”
at Martha's Vineyard Film Festival

Television Interview from Plum TV, Martha's Vineyard, Sept. 26, 2010
 
Turkey's Moves, U.S.-Israel Impact
Interview with Tom Ashbrook on NPR's "On Point" (audio) --  June 9, 2010
 
Let's think clearly about what really is good for us over the long run
Interview with examiner.com · Jan. 22, 2010
 
Interview with Light Millennium
Light Millennium · June 2006>
"I’ve actually loved almost all of the countries I covered."
Rwanda Superstar
Interview on NPR's "On Point"; Jume 11, 2008 audio link
 

Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America's Future

 
It Is Nonsense To Say Turkey Has Become an Enemy of the US
TurkishNY.com - August 18, 2010
 
US, Israel and Turkey: The New Paradigm That Has Long Been Needed
Zaman (Istanbul) – September 15, 2010
 
An Unlikely Trio: Can Iran, Turkey, and the United States Become Allies?
Foreign Affairs - September 2010
 
Reset: Stephen Kinzer's Vision of a New US Relationship With Turkey and Iran
By Robert Naiman, Huffington Post/Truthout  --  June 11, 2010
 
PRI's "The World" - How We Got Here
February 26, 2010
The World's Marco Werman interviews Stephen Kinzer about his forthcoming book "Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America's Future"