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Manny’s: Is War with Iran Imminent? The Current Situation Explained
August 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
The situation with Iran is becoming more frightening by the day. One of the country’s preeminent Iran experts is going to break it down.
Oil tankers are being captured.
We’ve pulled out of the Iran deal.
Nuclear weapons are being made.
The situation is reaching a breaking point.
How did we get here? Is there a light at the end of the tunnel? Should we be scared? What do we need to know to be informed citizens amidst a burgeoning international crisis?
We are lucky to have one of the country’s leading experts on Iran, Dr. Abbas Milani, at Manny’s to explain the situation and give you the context you need to stay informed.
About Dr. Milani:
Abbas Milani is the Hamid & Christina Moghadam Director of Iranian Studies and Adjunct Professor at the Center on Democracy, Development and Rule of Law at the Freeman Spogli Institute at Stanford University. He has been one of the founding co-directors of the Iran Democracy Project and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.
His expertise is U.S.-Iran relations as well as Iranian cultural, political, and security issues. Until 1986, he taught at Tehran University’s Faculty of Law and Political Science, where he was also a member of the Board of Directors of the university’s Center for International Relations. After moving to the United States, he was for fourteen years the Chair of the Political Science Department at the Notre Dame de Namur University. For eight years, he was a visiting Research Fellow in University of California, Berkeley’s Middle East Center.