Trita Parsi

Trita-ParsiTrita Parsi is the author of Treacherous Alliance -- The Secret Dealings of Iran, Israel and the United States (Yale University Press, 2007) and President of the National Iranian American Council, the largest Iranian American grassroots organization in the US. Treacherous Alliance is the recipient of the Grawemeyer 2010 Award for Improving the World Order, and the 2008 Arthur Ross Silver Medallion.

Israel, Iran, and the Republican Victory

Israel and Republicans

Trita Parsi: Israel has tried to hinder diplomatic efforts by pushing for unrealistic demands during negotiations, threatening military action whenever the United States hints at a compromise, and helping to impose next-to-irreversible sanctions on Iran.

How Congressional Hawks Plan to Kill Obama’s Iran Deal


Trita Parsi: It’s very simple: If you prefer war with Iran over a deal with Iran – even one that would prevent it from building a bomb — your best and possibly last opportunity to kill the deal is immediately after the nuclear talks have concluded.

Neocon Creative Destruction

Iran Relations with US

Trita Parsi: To work with Iran or not to work with Iran? That’s the question dogging Washington as Iraq descends into chaos, reminding America that its mission there was never truly accomplished.

Pivot to Persia

US Iran Relations

Trita Parsi: Washington may not want to admit it, but Iran is the most stable country in the Middle East right now.