955Jan 15, 2013
Book Discussion on Going to Tehran
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett talked about their book, Going to Tehran: Why the United States Must Come to Terms with the Islamic Republic of Iran, in which they argue that the U.S. needs ...
416Oct 21, 2010
Status of U.S.-Iran Relations
Panelists talked about the status of relations between the U.S. and Iran. Among the topics they addressed were Iran’s increased influence in the Middle East over the previous decade, ...
122Oct 12, 2010
Beyond the War on Terror
Participants in a day-long forum on U.S. military policy and terrorism spoke about a number of issues. Admiral Roughead spoke about the role of the Navy in national security and ...
757Jan 3, 2010
The Future of Iran
Flynt Leverett, international affairs professor for Penn State University, talked about the next step for the Obama administration, its allies and the United Nations when it comes to dealing with ...
91Jun 17, 2009
Iranian Election Results
Mr. Leverett spoke about Iranian presidential election results, the protests by citizens charging fraud and election-rigging by the incumbent government, and U.S. reaction to the situation in ...
30Jul 2, 2008
Future of the G-8
Foreign policy analysts spoke about the Toyaho Summit and the G-8's relevance as the global distribution of wealth and influence has changed since the group originated over thirty years ...
21Oct 23, 2007
Mr. Leverett spoke about the Bush administration’s engagement policy with Iran, doubts about the earnestness of earlier calls for engagement on several issues, recent remarks about ...
19Dec 21, 2006
Mr. Leverett talked about U.S.-Iran relations. He had written a report calling for comprehensive engagement with Tehran, saying that the only viable diplomatic approach is to seek a ...
71Dec 18, 2006
Flynt Leverett talked about his new report calling for comprehensive engagement with Iran. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
66Dec 15, 2006
U.S. Policy Toward Iran
The panel members talked about political, military and diplomatic options for future policy toward Iran, as well as potential challenges for U.S. policy toward Israel and other countries in the ...
30Sep 8, 2006
Counterterrorism After September 11
Scholars, political administrators, and journalists discuss the state of U.S. counterterrorism strategies and the changes federal programs have undergone since 2001.
56Sep 5, 2006
U.S. Middle East Policy
Flynt Leverett spoke about U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and future strategies for building relations in the region. He argued for the return of a “realist” approach that ...
17Jun 19, 2005
Mr. Leverett talked about the Lebanese elections which end June 19, and about Syria’s political influence in that country. He was in Syria during the month-long Lebanese elections ...
305Apr 25, 2005
Book Discussion on Inheriting Syria: Bashar's Trial by Fire
Flynt Leverett talked about his book Inheriting Syria: Bashar’s Trial by Fire, published by Brookings Institution Press. Seymour Hersh, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the ...
9Dec 18, 2004
Intelligence Reform Bill
Mr. Leverett talked about the Intelligence Reform Bill signed into law by President Bush the previous day. Mr. Leverett recently published an op-ed piece in the December 16 issue of ...
31Nov 11, 2004
Palestinian Politics After Arafat
Panelists discussed the impact of the death of Yasser Arafat on U.S. policy, the Palestinian-Israeli peace process, and the prospects for democracy in the Middle East. They discussed ...
10Aug 3, 2004
2004 Vote & Homeland Security
Mr. Leverett talked about the 9/11 report, terror alerts, and Senator Kerry’s plans to deal with terrorism. He also responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail from ...
27May 29, 2003
Iran and Terrorism
Mr. Leverett discussed the current U.S. administration charges that Iran harbored members of al-Qaida and supported other terrorist groups. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes ...