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Regional Perspectives on the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit

March 21, 2012 // 3:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
On March 26-27, Seoul will host the second Nuclear Security Summit, an initiative established by the Obama administration in Washington in 2010. Fifty world leaders, as well as scores of NGOs and industry and business representatives on the periphery of the central meeting, will discuss the summit’s main aim: to prevent loose nuclear materials from falling into the hands of terrorists. Naturally, different regional actors will have different agendas and priorities for the summit, and it is therefore important to consider the issues and concerns for Northeast Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, and former Soviet states and stakeholders.
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Iran after the 2012 Parliamentary Elections

March 08, 2012 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Middle East Program
Bijan Khajehpour analyzed Iran's parliamentary election results and discussed the prospects of economic and political development.
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Israel, Iran, and the Arabs: A Regional Perspective

February 22, 2012 // 9:30am11:00am
Middle East Program
Four Middle East experts discussed the challenges facing the region in light of the events of the past year, focusing on current tensions between Israel and Iran and the shift in regional relationships.

An Assessment of Iran’s Upcoming Parliamentary Elections

February 09, 2012 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Middle East Program
Hosein Ghazian, an expert on the electoral process, presented a preview of the March 2 Iranian parliamentary elections.
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A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran

February 01, 2012 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Trita Parsi discussed his latest book, focusing on the state of the Obama administration’s diplomatic relations with Iran, how a series of diplomatic failures led to the current state of affairs, and the steps that must be taken moving forward.

Justice Iranian Style: Tehran's Extrajudicial Assassinations

January 12, 2012 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Roya Hakakian, an Iranian-American poet, writer, and journalist, discussed the Mykonos Restaurant assassination of 1992, in Berlin in which three exiled Kurdish-Iranian opposition leaders were killed, and its effects on Iran’s relationship with the West, as well as the case’s impact on Iran’s extrajudicial assassination program.
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Enemies or Allies in the New Middle East? Turkey, Iran, and Saudi Arabia

December 19, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Middle East Program
Three Middle East experts discussed the complicated and changing relationships between Turkey, Iran, and Saudi Arabia in the post-Arab Spring environment.
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Why Iran Negotiates as it Does

October 28, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
With Shahram Chubin, Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Nonresident Senior Associate, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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CWIHP Hosts International Conference on Iran-Iraq War with the National Defense University Conflict Records Research Center

October 26, 2011 // 9:45amOctober 27, 2011 // 4:00pm
Cold War International History Project
This conference is being held in connection with the release, by the National Defense University and CWIHP, of a new collection of documents detailing conversations between Saddam Hussein and his generals and officials during the Iran-Iraq War.
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The Iran-Iraq War: The View from Baghdad

October 25, 2011 // 4:30pm6:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
Exclusive interviews with Mansour Farhang, David Newton, and William Miller on what they think newly-released Iraqi government documents and recorded conversations from Saddam Hussein mean for the retrospective view of the eight-year conflict.

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