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AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed by the Energy Intelligence Group regarding U.S.-Russian relations and policy toward Iran.
Media Appearances - June 25, 2012
 

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed by the Energy Intelligence Group regarding U.S.-Russian relations and policy toward Iran.

 
AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed by the Energy Intelligence Group regarding U.S. strategy toward Iran after the Moscow round.
Media Appearances - June 20, 2012
 

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed by the Energy Intelligence Group regarding U.S. strategy toward Iran after the Moscow round.

 
AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed on The John Batchelor Show regarding Iran's growing activities in Latin America.
Media Appearances - June 7, 2012
 

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed on The John Batchelor Show regarding Iran's growing activities in Latin America.

 
FPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed by the Agence France-Presse regarding Iran and cyberwarfare.
Media Appearances - June 1, 2012
 

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed by the Agence France-Presse regarding Iran and cyberwarfare.

 
AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed by the GlobalPost regarding the state of Western strategy toward Iran.
Media Appearances - May 31, 2012
 

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed by the GlobalPost regarding the state of Western strategy toward Iran.

 
AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed on the Fox News Channel's "Happening Now" program regarding Iran's activities in Latin America.
Media Appearances - May 22, 2012
 

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed on the Fox News Channel's "Happening Now" program regarding Iran's  activities in Latin America.

 
AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed on the Fox News Channel's "Special Report" program regarding nuclear negotiations with Iran.
Media Appearances - May 22, 2012
 

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed on the Fox News Channel's "Special Report" program regarding nuclear negotiations with Iran.

 
Iran's Inroads Into Latin America
Other Events - May 17, 2012
 

Recent years have seen a steady expansion of Iran's interest and involvement in the Western Hemisphere. While this phenomenon has begun to capture the attention of policymakers in the United States, it remains poorly understood. In assessing Iran's regional outreach, however, it is possible to discern at least four distinct, and complimentary, strategic objectives.

 
AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed by CBS News Radio regarding the Iranian cyber threat to the United States.
Media Appearances - April 26, 2012
 

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed by CBS News Radio regarding the Iranian cyber threat to the United States.

 
Iranian Cyber Threat to the U.S. Homeland
Congressional Testimony - April 26, 2012
 

Congressman Lundgren, Congressman Meehan, distinguished members of the Subcommittees:

Thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today to address the cyber warfare capabilities of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and the threat that they pose to the U.S. homeland.

Conventional wisdom suggests that the Iranian regime, now being squeezed significantly by sanctions from the United States and Europe and grappling with significant domestic socio-economic malaise, is far from an imminent threat to the American homeland (even if it does present a vexing foreign policy challenge for the U.S. and its allies). Yet, over the past three years, the Iranian regime has invested heavily in both defensive and offensive capabilities in cyberspace. Equally significant, its leaders now increasingly appear to view cyber warfare as a potential avenue of action against the United States.