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The Future of U.S. Nuclear Negotiations with Iran

Virtual: Zoom

The fate of the arms control agreement is in doubt following the United States’ withdrawal and Iran’s noncompliance. Still, newly elected leaders in both countries in 2021 have signaled a willingness to mend the deal. This lecture will focus on the Iran-nuclear deal and its U.S relations under both the Biden administration and the newly-elected...

A Strategy for dealing with a Nuclear North Korea

Virtual: Zoom

The focus of this lecture will deal with the reality of a North Korea with nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles that could reach the U.S.  Do we, as they request, accept them as a nuclear weapons state or do we persist and seek complete and verifiable denuclearization? Speaker: Ambassador Joseph DeTrani Ambassador DeTrani was the...

Myanmar’s Fight Against Military Rule, and Why it Matters?

Virtual: Zoom

This lecture will address current events in Myanmar and  focus on the nearly-unprecedented national resistance to the military's attempted coup, and how things might progress going forward. Speaker: Ambassador Scot Marciel Scot Marciel is a Visiting Scholar and Practitioner Fellow at Stanford University’s Walter Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center. A career Foreign Service Officer, he...