After twenty months of intensive negotiations, the six world powers and Iran have reached a comprehensive nuclear deal. With the sixty day congressional review under way, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) offered his assessment and the long-term implications of an agreement for America's role in a changing Middle East. Carnegie President William J. Burns introduced the senator, and Senior Associate Karim Sadjadpour moderated. 

Chris Murphy

Chris Murphy is the junior United States senator for Connecticut. Elected in 2012, He serves on the Foreign Relations Committee, the Appropriations Committee, the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee,  and the Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee.

William J. Burns

William J. Burns is president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He previously served as U.S. deputy secretary of state. 

Karim Sadjadpour

Karim Sadjadpour is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He joined Carnegie after four years as the chief Iran analyst at the International Crisis Group, based in Washington and Tehran.