Panel explores 'looming crisis' in Iran, March 12
Posted March 7, 2007; 05:03 p.m.
"Iran: A Looming Crisis With Possible Solutions?" is the focus of a panel discussion scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 12, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
The panelists will consider Iran from domestic, regional and international perspectives. Speakers will focus primarily on the country's nuclear issues, the implications of Iran's increasing involvement in Iraq, its ties to regional terror networks and its domestic political situation's potential impact on regional security.
Participants will include: Ali Ansari, director of the Institute for Iranian Studies at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland; Wolfgang Danspeckgruber, director of Princeton's Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination; James Gow, co-director of the International Peace and Security Programme at King's College London; Gabrielle Rifkind, human security consultant to the Oxford Research Group; and John Thomson, former British ambassador to the United Nations.
The event is sponsored by the Liechtenstein Institute.