Dialogue Extra: Hikers Held in Iran

Clip: Season 2011 Episode 25 | 6m 52s

Two American hikers have been sentenced to serve eight years in an Iranian prison for crossing over the Iranian border in 2009. In this Dialogue Extra, Marcia Franklin talks with Suzanne Maloney of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy about the political ramifications of the ruling. Maloney offers her analysis on the case and talks about the possibility of a pardon for the hikers.

Aired: 08/24/11

Rating: TV-G

Major Funding Provided by the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation