- Despite my sick mother's needs, I couldn't send anything to her due to the sanctions, writes Majid Rafizadeh
- Iranian people are the most pro-American society in the Middle East, he says
Majid Rafizadeh is an author, political scientist, human rights activist, public speaker and TV commentator on U.S. foreign policy and the Middle East. Follow him on Twitter @Dr_Rafizadeh.
(CNN)"I have not seen you for seven years. Will this deal between Iran and the U.S. (the Implementation Day and lifting of sanctions) mean that I can see you soon in Iran, my son? I would really like to see you before I die."