The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination convened a panel of Iran experts for a roundtable discussion titled “Iran: A Looming Crisis with Possible Solutions?” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2007 in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall on the Princeton University campus. The event was free and open to the public.
The roundtable considered Iran from the domestic, regional, and international perspectives. The panel discussion focused especially on the ongoing nuclear crisis, the implications of Iran’s increasing involvement in Iraq, Iran’s ties to and support of regional terror networks, and the realities and potential impacts of Iran’s domestic political situation for regional security.
Roundtable participants included: Ali Ansari, Director, Institute for Iranian Studies, and Reader, School for Modern History, University of St. Andrews, Scotland; Wolfgang Danspeckgruber, Director, Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination; James Gow, Co-Director, International Peace and Security Programme, and Professor of Peace and International of Security, Kings College, London; Gabrielle Rifkind, Human Security Analyst, Oxford Research Group; and Sir John Thomson, former UK Permanent Representative to the UN.