Trump, Obama, Iran and the Nuclear Deal - Is war back on the table?
Trita Parsi, Founder and President of the National Iranian American Council, will speak on "Trump, Obama, Iran and the Nuclear Deal - Is war back on the table?" at the Stevenson Center on December 10, 2017 at 2:00 P.M.
Parsi was born in Iran but moved to Sweden at the age of four with his family to escape political repression in Iran from the Shah and Ayatollah. He moved to the United States as an adult and studied foreign policy at the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies where he received his PhD. Parsi studied for his Doctoral thesis under Professor Francis Fukuyama
NIAC, a non-partisan nonprofit, is a proponent of dialogue and engagement between the U.S. and Iran. Parsi has extensive experience on Capitol Hill and at the United Nations. Parsi has worked for the Swedish Permanent Mission to the U.N. where he served in the Security Council, handling the affairs of Afghanistan, Iraq, Tajikistan and Western Sahara.
He is the author of several books including, Treacherous Alliance: the Secret Dealings of Iran, Israel and the United States (2007) which won the Arthur Ross Book Award from the Council on Foreign Relations. His latest book, Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy (2017), will be on sale on December 10.