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Former U.S. Diplomat on Iran nuclear deal, Russia investigation

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 26:  Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Thomas Pickering, a member of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, delivers remarks on the 2017 time for the "Doomsday Clock" January 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. For the first time in the 70-year history of the Doomsday Clock, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists moved the clock forward 30 seconds to two and a half minutes before midnight, citing "ill-considered" statements by U.S. President Donald Trump on nuclear weapons and climate change, developments in Russia, North Korea, India and Pakistan. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Thomas Pickering, a member of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, delivers remarks on the 2017 time for the "Doomsday Clock" January 26, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Trump has decertified the Iran nuclear deal and the 60 day deadline for Congress to decide next steps is ticking down – meanwhile, we’ll be discussing options with former U.S. ambassador Thomas R. Pickering.

Trump has decertified the Iran nuclear deal and the 60 day deadline for Congress to decide next steps is ticking down – meanwhile, we’ll be discussing options with former U.S. ambassador Thomas R. Pickering.

Pickering has served as ambassador to the United Nations under President George H.W. Bush, as well as ambassador to Russia, India and Jordan in a career that lasted over forty years.  

We’ll be speaking with Ambassador Pickering about next steps on the Iran nuclear deal and what the decertification might mean, not just for the U.S., but in Pyongyang and Beijing as we also attempt to temper North Korea’s nuclear capabilities. We’ll also get his thoughts on the ongoing Russia investigation and what it means for the White House’s relationship with the Kremlin.

Do you have a question for Ambassador Pickering? Call us at 866-893-5722.

Ambassador Pickering will be speaking about Iran and America at the World Affairs Council in LA today at 12:00 noon. He is also a panelist at the GetGlobal Conference, focusing on global business expansion, today and tomorrow, October 25-26.

Guest:

Thomas R. Pickering, former U.S. Diplomat for over 40 years; he has served as ambassador to the the United Nations, Russia, India, Israel and Jordan; he is a distinguished fellow in foreign policy for the Brookings Institution  

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