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The Iran Deal – Let’s Learn Together

The Iran Nuclear Agreement: A Community Forum
Join local congregations for a wide-ranging discussion featuring two distinguished scholars:
  • Scott D. Sagan, Ph.D
  • Abraham D. Sofaer
  • Discussion moderated by Janine Zacharia
Dr. Scott Sagan is the Caroline S.G. Munro Professor of Political Science, and Senior Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation and the Freeman Spogli Institute at Stanford University. He serves as Project Chair for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Initiative on New Dilemmas in Ethics, Technology and War, and as Senior Advisor for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Global Nuclear Future Initiative. He has written widely on issues of nuclear strategy and national security. Recent publications include (with co-author Kenneth N. Waltz), The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: An Enduring Debate (W.W. Norton, 2012)
Abraham D. Sofaer is George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy and National Security Affairs at the Hoover Institution. From 1985 to 1990, he served as a legal adviser to the US Department of State, where he resolved several interstate matters, including the dispute between Egypt and Israel over Taba and the claim against Iraq for its attack on the USS Stark. His work focuses on issues related to international law, terrorism, diplomacy and national security. His most recent books are Taking on Iran: Strength, Diplomacy, and the Iranian Threat (Hoover Institution Press, 2013) and The Best Defense?: Legitimacy and Preventive Force (Hoover Institution Press, 2010).
Janine Zacharia has reported on Israel, the Palestinians and the broader Middle East for two decades including jobs as Jerusalem Bureau Chief for the Washington Post, chief diplomatic correspondent for Bloomberg News, Washington bureau chief for the Jerusalem Post and Jerusalem correspondent for Reuters. She appears regularly on cable news shows and radio programs as a Middle East analyst and is currently a visiting lecturer in the Department of Communication at Stanford University.
Co-sponsored by: Congregation Beth Am, Congregation Beth Jacob, Congregation Kol Emeth, Peninsula Sinai Congregation, Peninsula Temple Beth El and Peninsula Temple Sholom
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