Deal or No Deal: Can We Stop Iran from Making a Nuclear Bomb?

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Event Details

Date:
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
5:15 PM - 7:00 PM 
Location:
Cosmopolitan Club
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Description

With the November 24 deadline for nuclear talks with Iran fast approaching, OTR is pleased to welcome nuclear weapons expert Joe Cirincione.Read his recent op-ed on a possible U.S.-Iran arms deal and his dinner with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

This event has been opened to FPA members for a fee of $40. Payment must be made upon registration. 

Event Speakers

    • Joe Cirincione - Speaker
      President, Ploughshares Fund; Author of

      Joseph Cirincione is president of Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation. He is the author of the new book Nuclear Nightmares: Securing the World Before It Is Too LateBomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons and Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Threats. He is a member of Secretary of State John Kerry's International Security Advisory Board and the Council on Foreign Relations.

      His commentary has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Financial Times, Kyodo News, Moscow Times, Foreign Policy, The Hill, Daily Beast, and Huffington Post. He has appeared on ABC News, NBC News, CBS News, PBS, MSNBC, Fox News, BBC News, Australian Broadcasting Coporation, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, NHK, Russia Today, and Al Jazeera.

      Cirincione worked for nine years in the U.S. House of Representatives on the professional staff of the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Government Operations. He is the author of hundreds of articles on nuclear weapons issues, the producer of two DVDs, a frequent commentator in the media, and he appeared in the films, Countdown to Zero and Why We Fight. He previously served as Vice President for National Security and International Policy at the Center for American Progress and Director for Nonproliferation at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He has held positions at the Henry L. Stimson Center, the U.S. Information Agency and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He teaches at the graduate School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

    • Joe Cirincione

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