DACOR: Obama's Nuclear Deal, Trump and Iran - Could the U.S. Have Lost an Enemy?

Start Date/Time: 
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 12:00
End Date/Time: 
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 14:00
Description: 

The behind-the-scenes story to the nuclear deal with Iran - and how the U.S. may have missed an opportunity to lose an enemy in the Middle East. Dr. Trita Parsi is the 2010 recipient of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. He is an award-winning author with a focus on U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. His first book, Treacherous Alliance - The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran and the U.S. won the Grawemeyer award and Council of Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Award. His second book, A Single Role of the Dice - Obama's Diplomacy with Iran was selected as The Best Book on the Middle East in 2012 by Foreign Affairs. His latest book, Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy, reveals the behind the scenes of the historic nuclear deal with Iran. Dr. Parsi is the President of the largest Iranian-American grassroots organization in the U.S., the National Iranian American Council and has taught at Johns Hopkins University and The George Washington University. He currently teaches at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. This event costs $25 and includes lunch.