This video is part of a series of videos documenting the Conference for Peace on November 10th. 2013 at the Nassau Presbyterian Church Princeton, NJ "Diplomacy, Not War with Iran", Sponsored by the Coalition for Peace Action and 60+ Co-Sponsors
Prof. Hillary Mann Leverett whobrings 25 years of practical experience in U.S. foreign policy, area studies and conflict resolution to her courses. She served in U.S. embassies across the Middle East, at the United Nations, on the State Department's Policy Planning Staff, and on the National Security Council Staff. From 2001-2003, she was one of a handful of U.S. diplomats authorized to negotiate with Iranian officials over Afghanistan and al-Qa'ida. She has taught at Yale and is a visiting scholar at Peking University's School of International Studies. She has published extensively on the international relations, politics, and political economy of the Middle East and Persian Gulf, and on U.S. policy toward these critical regions. In her controversial new book, Going to Tehran: Why the United States Must Come to Terms with the Islamic Republic of Iran,
Additional Conference Speakers were:
Ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Former Spokesperson for Iran in Nuclear Negotiations; Research Fellow, Program on Science & Global Security, Princeton University, author of the recently published book The Iranian Nuclear Crisis: A Memoir.
Dr. Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Chair of Peace and Development at the University of Maryland; senior fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East policy at the Brookings Institution; former Advisor to the US Mission to the UN
Dr. Frank von Hippel, Physicist & Professor of Public & International Affairs, Princeton University; Co-Chair of International Panel on Fissile Materials; former Assistant Director of White House Science Advisor's Office
Ambassador Andrew Young has served as the Mayor of Atlanta, GA, a Congressman from Georgia's 5thcongressional district, and United States Ambassador to the UN. He was a top lieutenant to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, and is also a United Church of Christ minister.