Iran’s Protests and U.S. Responses


The Center for the National Interest hosted a panel discussion entitled “Iran’s Protests and U.S. Responses” on January 22. Speakers included Thomas Pickering, current vice chair of Hills & Company and a former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, India, Russia, Israel, El Salvador, Jordan and Nigeria; and Reul Marc Gerecht, a senior fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies and a former Middle East expert with the CIA’s Directorate of Operations. Jacob Heilbrunn, editor of The National Interest, moderated. The event was streamed live on The National Interest‘s Facebook page and can be found here. A summary of the event can be found here.