Trita Parsi: Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran, and the Triumph of Diplomacy


Co-Sponsored with Northwestern's Middle East and North African Studies Program (MENA) and Evanston Public Library.

Throughout the presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to kill the nuclear deal with Iran. Since taking office, however, he has discovered that scrapping the deal would be costlier than he thought. Will he go forth with his promise? If so, what would be the consequences?

Trita Parsi, an expert on US-Iranian relations, Iranian foreign policy, and the geopolitics of the Middle East, and author of the book Losing an Enemy, will explore these and related questions, in this talk that is part of a continuing series of lectures regarding the culture, politics, religion, and society of the Middle East and North Africa.

 Note that due to the author's schedule that evening, the book-signing takes place at 5:30, BEFORE the talk begins at 6 pm.

Event date: 
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Event address: 
1712 Sherman Avenue, Alley #1
Evanston, IL 60201