Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

Starr Forum: Iran and the Nuclear Issue

 

This event took place on March 11, 2013

A conversation with Barbara Slavin and Jim Walsh

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Barbara Slavin is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and Washington correspondent for Al-Monitor.com, a new website devoted to news from and about the Middle East. The author of a 2007 book, Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the US and the Twisted Path to Confrontation, she is a regular commentator on U.S. foreign policy and Iran on NPR, PBS and C-SPAN. A career journalist, Slavin previously served as assistant managing editor for world and national security of The Washington Times, senior diplomatic reporter for USA TODAY, Cairo correspondent for The Economist and as an editor at The New York Times Week in Review.

Jim Walsh is an expert in international security and a Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Security Studies Program (SSP). Dr. Walsh's research and writings focus on international security, and in particular, topics involving nuclear weapons and terrorism. Dr. Walsh has testified before the United States Senate on the issue of nuclear terrorism and on Iran's nuclear program. He is one of a handful of Americans who has traveled to both Iran and North Korea for talks with officials about nuclear issues. The British newspaper, The Independent, named Dr. Walsh and his co-authors as having offered one of the 10 best and original ideas of 2008.


Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

Created
March 18, 2013 14:13
Category
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
2843 times

More from MIT Center for International Studies

Noam Chomsky Addresses the Gaza Crisis

Noam Chomsky Addresses the Gaza Crisis

Added over 5 years ago | 01:51:00 | 17104 views

Cutting aid to Africa won't help gay rights

Cutting aid to Africa won't help ga...

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:07:16 | 3253 views

"Nuclear Challenges and Some Answers"

"Nuclear Challenges and Some Answers"

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:15:00 | 1677 views

Starr Forum: Indian Ocean: The Vortex of Destiny

Starr Forum: Indian Ocean: The Vort...

Added 7 months ago | 01:09:38 | 9792 views

Challenges to the Global Economy

Challenges to the Global Economy

Added over 5 years ago | 01:12:00 | 25693 views

Kyrgyzstan: CIS Assesses the Crisis<br><em>June 15, 2010</em>

Kyrgyzstan: CIS Assesses the Crisis...

Added over 4 years ago | 00:12:58 | 38124 views