Peter Kuznick

Peter Kuznick is a professor of history and the director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University. Along with filmmaker Oliver Stone, he coauthored the book and documentary film series The Untold History of the United States. Kuznick writes and speaks extensively about recent US history, nuclear history and the history of the American empire.

The American Empire: Maintaining Hegemony Through Wars

November 03, 2020

In January, the US assassinated Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds force, in an airstrike on Iraqi soil. General Soleimani was seen as the main pillar of the regional resistance bulwark in Iran. He was revered by many Iranians as a brave defender of the nation and...

This Is Why Trump Pulled Out of the Iran Deal

August 16, 2018

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Peter Kuznick, professor of history and director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University. Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal has been one of his most controversial foreign policy decisions. As one of his campaign promises it...