Happy Dog Takes on the World: What’s Next for the U.S. and Iran?

On January 3, 2020, the United States carried out a drone strike near Baghdad International Airport in Iraq which resulted in the death of nine people, including Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, a powerful security and intelligence commander and longtime leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force. On January, 8, 2020, Iran retaliated by firing missiles […]

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Back to (Merely) Bad: The Future of U.S. Policy Towards Iran

The 2019-2020 Foreign Policy Forum series is presented by Hitachi Healthcare Americas. Over the last few months, the imposition of sanctions, maritime and drone incidents, and escalating rhetoric between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran have led onlookers to fear a possible conflict in the Middle East. Beyond these recent events, the […]

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Securing the Future in a Changing Middle East with Ambassador Ryan Crocker

Since President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal and reimposed crippling unilateral sanctions, is the U.S. heading toward an inevitable war with Iran or is reconciliation possible? What are the workable policy options for the United States in the Middle East given the constant changing power dynamics? Will the Administration’s maximum pressure […]

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Where Do We Go From Here: The Future of U.S.-Iran Relations

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. Jarrett Blanc, former U.S. State Department Deputy Lead Coordinator for Iran Nuclear Implementation, will kick off our 80th season with a discussion on the Iran Nuclear Deal. With Middle East security, economic considerations, and various international relationships on the line, Blanc will explore the United […]

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Episode 11: Choices Ahead: Exploring the Future of the Iran Deal

Guests: Ambassador Frank Wisner, Gary Sick, and Professor Joshua Stacher As the U.S. prepares to elect a new president, our panel explored the status of the highly controversial Iran Deal and what its future holds with a new administration coming into the White House.  What are the common misconceptions of the Iran Deal and how has […]

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Film Screening: Our Man in Tehran

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Global Dialogue Forum  Our Man in Tehran is a Canadian documentary film, profiling the role of Kenneth D. Taylor, Canada’s ambassador to Iran in the 1970s, in resolving the Iran hostage crisis of 1979-1980 by engineering the “Canadian Caper”. This event is presented in partnership with the Canadian […]

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Choices Ahead: Exploring the Future of the Iran Deal

As the U.S. prepares to elect a new president, our panel will explore the status of the highly controversial Iran Deal and what its future holds with a new administration coming into the White House.  What are the common misconceptions of the Iran Deal and how has the deal impacted U.S. foreign policy strategy in […]

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Episode 6: Iran and the U.S.: The Road to Peace

A former Iranian diplomat, Dr. Seyed Hossein Mousavian is a Research Scholar at the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University and his research focuses on the Iranian nuclear program and U.S. diplomacy efforts with Tehran. Mousavian explored details of the Iran Nuclear Deal, the impact of reduced sanctions, and what lies ahead for future U.S.-Iran relations.

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Iran & The U.S.: The Road to Peace

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Forum  Dr. Seyed Mousavian is in route to Cleveland, and the event will proceed as scheduled. See you at the Union Club at 5:30! A former Iranian diplomat, Dr. Seyed Hossein Mousavian is a Research Scholar at the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton […]

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