The Middle East - Ending Endless Wars with Dr. Trita Parsi
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About The Event
Join us as Dr. Trita Parsi, Executive Vice President of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, discusses the principles that define an American foreign policy that in his view makes sense for the American people. How do these principles apply to the decisions we need to make in the Middle East as a critical arena?
This is the second event in our Fall Series exploring our post-pandemic world. This four-part series hosts guest speakers and expert panels to engage Maine residents in focused, informed discussions on the challenges created by the global pandemic, including the potential responses of the next administration.
7:00pm: Welcome and introductions
7:05pm: Presentation from Dr. Parsi
7:45pm: Q+A with the audience
8:15pm: Program end
$10 - WACM Member tickets (one ticket per device)
$15 - General public tickets (one ticket per device)
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The lengthy suspension of our in-person programs greatly impacts the revenue that supports our work. For those able and interested, we created a $50 Fall 2020 series sponsor ticket. This one-time gift will support our 4-session series exploring our post-pandemic world. Sponsorship can be made in your name(s) or in honor/memory of someone. All sponsors will be recognized at the start of each session. Please purchase your series sponsor $50 ticket for the first session you are interested in attending. You will then be automatically registered for all remaining sessions.
IMPORTANT:Please register for each device being used to attend the webinar. For example, if you and a family member will be attending on one computer, only one registration is necessary. Alternatively, if you each will be using your own devices to attend, please register separately. The Zoom link to access this webinar will be emailed to all registrants on Tuesday, October 27th.
About Trita Parsi
Trita Parsi is the 2010 recipient of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. He is an award-winning author with a focus on US foreign policy in the Middle East. His first book, Treacherous Alliance - The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran and the US (Yale University Press, 2007) won the Grawemeyer award and Council of Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Award in 2008 (Silver medallion).
His second book, A Single Roll of the Dice - Obama's Diplomacy with Iran (Yale University Press, 2012) was selected as The Best Book on The Middle East in 2012 by Foreign Affairs. His latest book - Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy (Yale University Press, 2017) - reveals the behind the scenes story to the historic nuclear deal with Iran.
Dr. Parsi is the Executive Vice President of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft and the former President of the largest Iranian-American grassroots organization in the US, the National Iranian American Council. He has taught at Johns Hopkins University, New York University and George Washington University. He currently teaches at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington DC.
- Member ticket$10$100$0
- General Public ticket$15$150$0
- Fall 2020 Series Sponsor$50$500$0
- Student ticket$0$00$0