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Iran and the Coming Cold War with China with Abbas Milani

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Much is written about the coming Cold War with China. Increased influence in the Persian Gulf and Central Asia is a key part of China's long-term strategy, and Iran with its vast gas and oil riches, and its indispensable strategic location, is gingerly making a historic pivot towards China and away from the West. What role will this repivot play in the coming Cold War?
Abbas Milani, the Hamid & Christina Moghadam Director of Iranian Studies. Milani has been one of the founding co-directors of the Iran Democracy Project and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution. His expertise is U.S.-Iran relations as well as Iranian cultural, political, and security issues. Until 1986, he taught at Tehran University’s Faculty of Law and Political Science, where he was also a member of the Board of Directors of the university’s Center for International Relations. After moving to the United States, he was for fourteen years the Chair of the Political Science Department at the Notre Dame de Namur University. In 2017, Milani received The Richard W. Lyman Award for exceptional volunteer service to alumni at Stanford.
Admission for Classes Without Quizzes and Tours is included in the daily and all-access passes.They are all first-come, first-served, please arrive early to guarantee a spot.Capacity: 400