Soccer takes a back seat to politics in the lead-up to the U.S.-Iran match : NPR

Gregg Berhalter, head coach of United States team, looks on during a training session on Monday in Doha, Qatar. The U.S. faces Iran in a crucial match on Tuesday. Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images Gregg Berhalter, head coach of United States team, looks on during a training session on Monday … Read more

The U.S.-Iran World Cup game puts a spotlight on Iran’s protest movement : NPR

A woman at a protest in Qatar holds up a sign bearing the name of Mahsa Amini, the 22-year-old Iranian woman whose death in police custody sparked a nationwide protest movement. Francisco Seco/AP hide caption toggle caption Francisco Seco/AP A woman at a protest in Qatar holds up a sign bearing the name of Mahsa … Read more

Analysis: Mideast expert Karim Sadjadpour on status of U.S.-Iran nuclear deal — “Intelligence Matters”

In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with senior fellow at the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Karim Sadjadpour about a potential new nuclear deal between the U.S. and Iran. Sadjadpour says the Iranians don’t believe the Biden administration has a plan B to for the deal, … Read more