Iran's new president Hassan Rouhani is set to take the stage at the United Nations today. Before coming to the U.S., the newly-elected leader tweeted:
Pres Rouhani leaving for #NYC. "Ready for constructive engagement w/ world to show real image of great Iranian nation"
The country's supreme leader also recently allowed the release of 11 political prisoners. Now many are wondering if Rouhani will signal a more moderate path for Iran in his speech.
- Trita Parsi, president of the nonprofit National Iranian American Council. He is author of the January 2013 book "A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama's Diplomacy with Iran."
This segment aired on September 24, 2013.