In this era of superheated rhetoric and vitriolic exchanges between the leaders of Iran and Israel, the threat of nuclear violence looms. But the real roots of the enmity between the two nations mystify Washington
Policymakers. In this lecture, Dr. Trita Parsi will explain how, contrary to conventional wisdom, the roots of this conflict is strategic and not ideological, and as a result there is a pathway to peace.

The lecture was delivered by Dr. Trita Parsi at the University of California, Berkeley, on Jan. 31, 2013.

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