Israel and Iran: Forever Enemies?
|Venue:||FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus|
Dr. Trita Parsi is the President of NIAC-National Iranian-American Council, and the author of the highly acclaimed and anticipated book, “Treacherous Triangle: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran and the United States”, (Yale University Press 2007). He earned a Master's degree in international relations at Uppsala University, a second Master's degree in economics at the Stockholm School of Economics and a Ph.D. in international relations at Johns Hopkins University's SAIS, where he worked with Francis Fukuyama, and Zbigniew Brzezinski. Trita Parsi has worked for the Swedish Permanent Mission to the UN in NY where he served in the UN Security Council, handling affairs for Afghanistan, Iraq, Tajikistan and Western Sahara, and the General Assembly's Third Committee addressing human rights in Iran, Afghanistan, Myanmar and Iraq. A leading expert on US-Iran-Israel relations, he has written numerous articles for major newspapers, including the Financial Times, the Jerusalem Post, the Herald Tribune, and the Los Angeles Times, and has been a frequent commentator in leading national and global news networks, including CNN, BBC, PBS, C-SPAN, MSNBC, Al Jazeera, and Voice of America.