Articles on our Experiences:

American businessman preps for ‘huge’ opportunities to come in potential Iran deal – The World – BBC/PRI/WGBH
American CEOs Eye Iran – Interview with Christopher Schroeder in “Iran Primer” for United States Institute of Peace
Behind the Headlines: Discovering Iran’s Business Complexities – Mary Woods in YPO Ignite
The biggest myths about doing business with Iran – Dick Simon for CNBC
Billboards in Iran Say ‘Death to America,’ but Officials Say ‘Let’s Make a Deal’ – Thomas Erdbrink in The New York Times
The Dollar, Iran and Points in Between – Jay Pelosky in Global Connections
French Restaurant Hosts US Investors in Tehran – The Daily Star
The Iran I Saw – Christopher Schroeder in Politico Magazine
Iran: Ready for Business – Ned Lamont in News Decoder/Medium
Nuclear Deal or Not, Iran Is Primed to Do Business – Ned Lamont in Real Clear Politics
A Rare Tour of the Former US Embassy in Iran – The “Den of Spies”– PRI/BBC/WGBH
Stepping into the U.S. Embassy in Tehran is a Step Back in Time to 1979 – by Cathy Weiss for ABC News Cleveland
U.S. CEOs find crowded field in Iran – Barbara Slavin in Al-Monitor
US investors feted in Iran despite sanctions uncertainty – Najmeh Bozorgmehr in Financial Times
What we get wrong about Iran – Linda Mason for CNN
Why an open Iran offers extensive upsides – Jay Pelosky in Financial Times

Iran in Transition – Art DeFehr
The Iran You Won’t Hear about from Ottawa – Jeffrey Simpson in The Globe and Mail
– The Real Iran – Behind the Media Veil – Suzanne Brandt
Startup Rising: Iran – Christopher M. Schroeder in Pando
U.S. Investors Begin to Imagine a Return to Iran – Jason Rezaian in The Washington Post
What It’s Like Being a Business Traveler in Iran – Christopher M. Schroeder in Harvard Business Review

Observations from Iran
Unlocking the Iranian Market – Turquoise Partners

Other Articles:
Americans Scour Tehran for Assets as Iranians Open Doors – Golnar Motevalli in Bloomberg Business
The Capital of Iran Has a Burger Joint Dedicated to an IRA Hunger Striker – Norma Costello in VICE
From Digikala to Hamijoo: the Iranian startup revolution, phase two – Saeed Kamali Dehghan in The Guardian
How not to write about Iran – Ishaan Tharoor in The Washington Post
In Iran, Open Arms, Rich History Await Intrepid Westerners – Laura Bly in USA Today
The Iran deal: Well begun, not nearly done in The Economist
Iran, From Enemy to Ally in The New York Times
Iran, six world powers resume expert talks on nuclear deal – Tom Miles and Justyna Pawlak in Reuters
Iran unveils a memorial honoring Jewish heroes – Ishaan Tharoor in The Washington Post
Iran’s ‘Generation Normal’ – Roula Khalaf in Financial Times
Iran’s Isfahan Outraged Over Acid Attacks – Golnaz Esfandiari in Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
A Look Into Iran’s Growing Startup Ecosystem – Panagiotis Semitekolos in Startup Hook
Meet Our Man in Tehran (series) – Thomas Erdbrink in The New York Times
Rebirth of the Cool: American Music Makes a Return to Iran – Thomas Erdbrink in The New York Times
Rouhani Takes On Revolutionary Guards in Iran Power Test – Kambiz Foroohar in Bloomberg Business
Sensing a Deal on Sanctions, Iran Is Bullish – Thomas Erdbrink in The New York Times
Tehran Visit Leaves Former U.S. Congressman ‘Guardedly Optimistic’ in Payvand Iran News
Under Rohani, Iranian Jews find greater acceptance – The Associated Press
The War that Haunts Iran’s Negotiators – Robin Wright in The New Yorker

All the Shah’s Men: An American Coup and the Roots of the Middle East Terror – Stephen Kinzer
Axis of Evil World Tour: An American’s Travels in Iran, Iraq, and North Korea – Scott Fisher
The Ayatollah Begs to Differ
Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
A History of Iran: Empire of the Mind
Iran Awakening: A Memoir of Revolution and Hope
A Peace to End All Peace, 20th Anniversary Edition: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
Reading Lolita in Tehran – Azar Nafisi
Understanding Iran: Everything You Need to Know, from Persia to the Islamic Republic, from Cyrus to Ahmadinejad – William R. Polk

Argo (2012) – Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.
The Iran Job (2012) – A documentary that follows one year in the life of American pro basketball player Kevin Sheppard, who signed on to play for the upstart Iranian Super League team A.S. Shiraz.
A Separation (2011) – A married couple are faced with a difficult decision – to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer’s disease.

– Anthony Bourdain – Parts Unknown: Iran
– 60 Minutes special – 8 Days in Tehran

BBC Documentary: Iran and the West
BBC Persian: American Business Leaders in Iran
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and TCUs Bob Schieffer College of Communication. Schieffer Series: The Iranian Nuclear Deal with Zbigniew Brzezinski, Tom Friedman, and Bob Einhorn
Council on Foreign Relations: Iran Crisis Guide
IRAN Documentary Yesterday and Today: Rick Steves
Iran: Historic Capitals
National Geographic Documentary: Iran

National Geographic Iran Page
National Geographic – Persia: Ancient Soul of Iran

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