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May 2, 2022

Stroock Podcast

On this week’s episode of “The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance,” Stroock Partner Tom Firestone talks to Nader Uskowi, one of the country’s leading experts on Iran and Afghanistan. Nader has served as a senior advisor to the Pentagon on some of the most sensitive policy issues in Iran and Afghanistan and, as a private consultant, helps companies navigate the risks of doing business in the region. He is a Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council, President of Sagewood Consulting LLC, and is the author of Temperature Rising: Iran Revolutionary Guards and Wars in the Middle East.

Nader and Tom discuss:

  • The Iran sanctions -- what they can teach us about sanctioning Russia
  • The prospects for lifting the Iran sanctions
  • How some in Iran are profiting from the sanctions
  • Iran and the war in Ukraine
  • Lessons of the Afghanistan reconstruction effort for Ukraine    

May 2, 2022

Stroock Podcast

On this week’s episode of “The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance,” Stroock Partner Tom Firestone talks to Nader Uskowi, one of the country’s leading experts on Iran and Afghanistan. Nader has served as a senior advisor to the Pentagon on some of the most sensitive policy issues in Iran and Afghanistan and, as a private consultant, helps companies navigate the risks of doing business in the region. He is a Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council, President of Sagewood Consulting LLC, and is the author of Temperature Rising: Iran Revolutionary Guards and Wars in the Middle East.

Nader and Tom discuss:

  • The Iran sanctions -- what they can teach us about sanctioning Russia
  • The prospects for lifting the Iran sanctions
  • How some in Iran are profiting from the sanctions
  • Iran and the war in Ukraine
  • Lessons of the Afghanistan reconstruction effort for Ukraine    

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