The Folly of Attacking Iran Tour hosted a diverse collection of speakers with various areas of expertise on subjects relating to the present situation with Iran. Each event featured journalist Stephen Kinzer.
Former New York Times foreign correspondent and now an award-winning author. more
Barbara Slavin has been senior diplomatic reporter for USA TODAY since 1996, responsible for U.S. foreign policy. more
Brig. General John Johns (Ret.)
Former general, military scholar and member of the office of Army Chief of Staff. more
Associate director of foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute. more
Rep. Earl Blumenauer
Democratic Congressman from Oregon’s 3rd district. more
Trita Parsi Ph.D
President of the National Iranian American Council, scholar and author.
Former award-winning New York Times foreign correspondent and now a noted author. more
Lt. General Robert G. Gard, Jr. (Ret.)
Former general and Senior Military Fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. more
Reza Aslan Ph.D
Noted religious scholar and author. more
Former editorial writer for the New York Times, author and teacher of human rights reporting at Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism. more
William A. Nitze
Former Assistant Administrator for International Activities at the EPA and expert on energy and environmental policy. more
Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation and political blogger.
Col. Richard Klass (Ret.)
Vietnam veteran and President of The Veterans’ Alliance for Security and Democracy. more
Carah Ong is the Iran Policy Analyst at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. more
Reese Erlich is a reporter who works regularly for CBC, ABC Australia, Radio Deutch Well and National Public Radio. more
Michael McCally, M.D., Ph.D.
Executive Director - Physicians for Social Responsibility. more
Ervand Abrahamian Ph.D
Renowned scholar of Iranian history and author. more
Hadi Esfahani Ph.D
Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. more