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Lecture at UCLA: The United States and Iran: Missed Opportunities and Future Prospects for Reconciliation

A public lecture by Barbara Slavin, United States Institute of Peace

Barbara Slavin is a Jennings Randolph fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, where she is continuing research that builds on her new book, Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S. and the Twisted Path to Confrontation.  She is on leave from her duties as senior diplomatic reporter for USA TODAY, which she joined in 1996.

A veteran correspondent who has also written for The New York Times, the Economist and the Los Angeles Times, Slavin has accompanied three secretaries of State on their official travels and also reported from Iran, Libya, Israel, Russia, China, North Korea, Saudi Arabia and Syria. She is a regular commentator on U.S. foreign policy on National Public Radio, the Public Broadcasting System and C-Span and a former public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Date: Thursday, February 14, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Place: Bunche Hall 6275, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 US
Cost: Free
Special Instructions: This is a brown bag lecture.

Copies of Barbara Slavin's new book, Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S., and the Twisted Path to Confrontation will be available for sale at the lecture.

You can also order the book from amazon

This lecture is part of the Center for Near Eastern Studies Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.

For more information please contact Peter Szanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
Tel: (310) 825-1455


Center for Near Eastern Studies
Center for Social Theory and Comparative History
Department of History
Iranian Studies Program
International Institute

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