Public Programs

Public Programs
David Ignatius (Asia Society), Amb. Mohammed Khazaee, and Amb. Thomas Pickering. Photo Credits: Asia Society

The Iran Project regularly sponsors public programs around the country. An archive of our most recent public programs, including videos of our panel discussions, interviews etc. is included here.

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► Success or Failure in Iran Nuclear Talks?
Mortara Center for International Studies, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service  | January 14
Amb. William H. Luers, Paul Pillar, and Robin Wright of The Iran Project discuss the current status of negotiations with Iran and the prospects for their success.



► Iraq, and the Greater Middle East
Cornell High School & the WAC Pittsburgh | September 9
Dr. Jessica Tuchman Matthews and Dr. Steven Sokol, President of the WAC Pittsburgh, hold a panel discussion at Cornell High School. They answer student questions on U.S. strategy in the Greater Middle East.

U-S-Iran Relations Update-JPEG ► U.S. Iran Relations Update: Two Points of View
World Affairs Council of Philadelphia | April 16
Ambassador Thomas Pickering and Dr. Michael Rubin discuss varying opinions regarding the election of President Rouhani and the implications for U.S.-Iran relations, as well as our strategic options in reaching a comprehensive nuclear agreement.

Jim Walsh ► Meeting with Rouhani: US-Iran Relations and the Nuclear Issue
World Denver | Jan.14.2014
Ambassador Thomas Pickering and Dr. Jim Walsh discuss the interim nuclear deal and the possibility of an era of new engagement with Iran.



► Nuclear Negotiations with Iran: Unpacking the Geneva Talks and Implications for US Policy
Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War & Peace Studies | Dec.4.2013
Dr. Jessica Matthews, Dr. Gary Sick, and Ambassador William Luers explain the terms of the interim deal with Iran.

WHLuers-2 ► The Iran Project
Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University | Nov.14.2013
Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer and Ambassador William H. Luers discuss diplomatic efforts and possible negotiations between Iran and the U.S.


Zinni-jpg► Is War With Iran Inevitable?
The Chicago Council on World Affairs | Oct.24.2012
Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering, Dr. Jim Walsh, and General Anthony Zinni, discuss options for a peaceful resolution to the nuclear talks, perspective on military debate, and political considerations leading up to the U.S. presidential election.