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Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

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Middle East Studies Program

Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs

Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

Lecture by Ambassador William H. Luers, Director of the Iran Project

Thursday, February 9, 2017 | 3:30 PM | FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | GC 243

 

During the recent presidential campaign, Donald Trump often denounced the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for being insufficiently tough and threatened to walk away from the agreement if elected.  Campaign rhetoric aside, what can or can’t Trump do with this important multilateral agreement. Join us as Ambassador William Luers contemplates the future of the Nuclear Deal and U.S.- Iran relations.

 

Ambassador William H. Luers is the Director of the Iran Project and an adjunct professor at Columbia University. He was President of the United Nations Association of the U.S. (1999-2009) and President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (1986-1999.) Prior to his move to New York, Ambassador Luers had a 31-year career in the Foreign Service. He served as U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia (1983-1986) and Venezuela, (1978-1982) and held numerous posts in Italy, Germany, the Soviet Union and in the U.S. Department of State.  Ambassador Luers has been an adjunct professor at several universities in addition to Columbia. He was also the director’s visitor at Princeton University’s Institute for Advanced Studies in 1982-1983. Born in Springfield, Illinois, Ambassador Luers received his B.A. from Hamilton College and his M.A. from Columbia University following four years in the U.S. Navy. He is an active member of the Council on Foreign Relations. 

 

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 305-348-7266.

 

Co-sponsored by the Initiative for Muslim World Studies, Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy and the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy.

Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

Luers Web
Middle East Studies Program
Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs

Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

Lecture by Ambassador William H. Luers, Director of the Iran Project

Thursday, February 9, 2017 | 3:00 PM | FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | GC 243

During the recent presidential campaign, Donald Trump often denounced the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for being insufficiently tough and threatened to walk away from the agreement if elected.  Campaign rhetoric aside, what can or can’t Trump do with this important multilateral agreement. Join us as Ambassador William Luers contemplates the future of the Nuclear Deal and U.S.- Iran relations.

 

Ambassador William H. Luers is the Director of the Iran Project and an adjunct professor at Columbia University. He was President of the United Nations Association of the U.S. (1999-2009) and President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (1986-1999.)   Prior to his move to New York, Ambassador Luers had a 31-year career in the Foreign Service. He served as U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia (1983-1986) and Venezuela, (1978-1982) and held numerous posts in Italy, Germany, the Soviet Union and in the U.S. Department of State.  Ambassador Luers has been an adjunct professor at several universities in addition to Columbia. He was also the director’s visitor at Princeton University’s Institute for Advanced Studies in 1982-1983. Born in Springfield, Illinois, Ambassador Luers received his B.A. from Hamilton College and his M.A. from Columbia University following four years in the U.S. Navy. He is an active member of the Council on Foreign Relations. 

 

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 305-348-7266.

 

Co-sponsored by the Initiative for Muslim World Studies, Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy and the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy.