Iran and the United States are on a collision course. David Barsamian presents the perspectives of four experts on Iran who discuss the 1953 CIA coup and the rise of the Islamic regime, Iran's internal dynamics and competing forces, relations with Iraq and Afghanistan, and the consequences of US policy. Ervand Abrahamian authored Iran Between Two Revolutions. Noam Chomsky's most recent book is Failed States. Nahid Mozaffari edited the The PEN Anthology of Contemporary Iranian Literature. David Barsamian's books include Imperial Ambitions with Noam Chomsky and Original Zinn with Howard Zinn.
David Barsamian is an American radio broadcaster and writer of Armenian descent. He is the founder and director of Alternative Radio, the Boulder, Colorado-based syndicated weekly talk program heard on some 125 radio stations in various countries.