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|Other Voices TV: What's Next for Iran|
|Date||Tuesday December 07|
|Time||7:00 PM - 8:00 PM|
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Community Media Center
900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto
A conversation with Ali Ferdowsi
Professor and Chair, Department of History and Political Science
Notre Dame de Namur University
With a resurgent and radical right-wing moving into Washington, the pressure will be on President Obama to “confront” Iran over it's alleged nuclear weapons program. Obama will be pushed to go beyond the strict sanctions already imposed, so we need to ask, “What has been the effect of the sanctions so far?” What are the possibilities for war? And how would Iran react to an attack?
Meanwhile, the Iranian freedom movement has disappeared from the mainstream media. What's happening with that movement? What would increased U.S. pressure on Iran mean to the movement?
Dr. Ali Ferdowsi, a native of Iran who returns each year to update his research on Iranian politics and movements, is a leading expert on the country. Join us for an in-depth conversation to explore the myriad issues confronting Iran