Iran Events

The Islamists are Coming Panel

The Islamists Are Coming: Who They Really Are

April 18, 2012 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Islamists are Coming
As dictatorships fall, parties tied to the Arab world’s conservative religious tradition are getting stronger. An expert panel looks at what this means for the US, Israel, and the world—drawing on the new book, The Islamists Are Coming, by Center expert Robin Wright.
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Year of Decision: Obama, Netanyahu and Competing Strategies to Deal with Iran

March 23, 2012 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent of the New York Times, discusses the Iran nuclear challenge as an issue in U.S.-Israeli relations in the wake of Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu’s visit to Washington and President Obama’s important speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
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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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