CSS Speaker Series | Puneet Talwar on the Evolution of Iran Policy
Join the Center for Security Studies for a discussion with Puneet Talwar, former Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs. Moderated by Dr. Daniel Byman, this discussion will cover everything from Talwar’s own career journey to his policy recommendations on Iran. Drawing on his experience working on Iran policy in the Obama administration, he will describe the nature of the Iranian threat, the sources of tension in the US-Iran relationship, and four potential scenarios that highlight the costs and benefits of various courses of action.
Please note that this event is only open to members of the Georgetown community and not to the general public. Registration through Zoom is required for this event, which is part of CSS’s fall series on Politics and Security. For requests for accommodations such as closed captioning due to a disability or medical condition, contact firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Thursday, October 15. A good faith effort will be made to fulfill all accommodation requests. This event will be recorded and posted to the CSS YouTube channel with closed captions following the event.
About the Speaker
Puneet Talwar has held high-level national security and foreign policy positions at the White House, State Department, and US Congress. During the Obama administration, he served as Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs and as Special Assistant to the President on the National Security Council. Prior to working in the White House, he was a top advisor to then-Senator Joe Biden on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.