Research Fellow Amir Fakhravar discusses international intervention at ASMEA conference

December 2, 2013  |  PRESS RELEASES

Amir Fakhravar at ASMEA conference 2013On Friday, November 22, Amir Fakhravar, Research Fellow at IWP's Center for Culture and Security, spoke about "International Intervention in an Age of Terror: Oil Sanctions or Military Intervention" at the Sixth Annual Conference held by the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA).

The conference, entitled "Tides of Change: Looking Back and Forging Ahead in the Middle East and Africa," took place from November 21-23 at the Key Bridge Marriott.  Mr. Fakhravar's talk was part of a series on "Iran: Forcing Reforms by Threat, Intellect, and the Law."

Mr. Fakhravar, who also serves as Secretary General of the Confederation of Iranian Students and President of the Iranian Freedom Institute in Washington, D.C., has been an Iranian jailed dissident, award winning writer, blogger, and the recipient of the prestigious Annie Taylor Journalism Award.