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Enmity is not inevitable: Trita Parsi at TEDGlobal 2013

Enmity is not inevitable: Trita Parsi at TEDGlobal 2013

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Today on the TEDGlobal stage, two days before election in Iran, political scientist Trita Parsi argues that the Israeli-Iranian conflict is resolvable because its nature is geopolitical, not ideological. To illustrate, Parsi quotes an Israeli prime minister: “Iran is Israel’s best friend, and we do not intend to change our position in relation to Tehran.” []

World on Its Head: The speakers in session 6 at TEDGlobal 2013

World on Its Head: The speakers in session 6 at TEDGlobal 2013

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“It’s about discarding assumptions about the Middle East, Latin America, and the way you think the world works,” Nassim Assefi described in an interview before we all got to Edinburgh for TEDGlobal 2013. This session, which she co-curated with fellow TED Fellow Gabriella Gomez-Mont, features a host of speakers who’ll be prompting us to think []