Past Event

Abbas Milani:The Shah, the Ayatollah and Iran's nuclear program : Double-talk or Double-standards?

Wed, Jan 19 2011 - 6:00pm

The Shah, the Ayatollah and Iran’s Nuclear Program – Double Talk or Double Standards?

Abbas Milani, Director of Iranian Studies, Stanford; Co-director, Iran Democracy Project, Hoover Institution; Author, The Shah

The life of Mohammad-Reza Shah Pahlevi, the last Shah of Iran, continues to resonate today. Milani looks at the monarch who shaped Iran’s modern age and with it the contemporary politics of the Middle East. He reveals the complex and sweeping road that he says has brought the U.S. and Iran to where they are today.

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing
Cost: $12 members, $20 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Also know: In association with The Club's Middle East Member-Led Forum