‘Iran, Oman, and the US’ with 3 world class experts

Friday, December 2, 2016

when: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

where: The Cosmos Club, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue NW; Washington, DC

ICWA Fellowship Report   

scott-erichScott Erich on ‘The Most Overlooked, Critical Country in the Middle East – Oman’

Oman played a key role in the Iran nuclear talks and is one of the few Arab countries with an open channel to Tehran.  But there is lots more to this oft-overlooked country as  Scott Erich, ICWA Fellow and emerging expert will explain as our featured dinner speaker.

Keynote Speaker  (following dinner)

solomonjayJay Solomon, bestselling author of ‘The Iran Wars’

Easily the most controversial international agreement in recent American history, and possibly of all-time, the Iran nuclear deal continues to roil the waters.  Who better to discuss the struggle over this landmark accord than Jay Solomon, award-winning Wall Street Journal reporter and author of the bestselling ‘The Iran Wars.’


vandewalle-250_0Dr. Dirk Vandewalle, ICWA Chair

A Dartmouth faculty member for 25 years, Dirk Vandewalle is widely recognized as perhaps the world’s leading Libya scholar. His advice is highly sought after across the Atlantic, the Mediterranean as well as in the Gulf, which he visits frequently.  He is the author of internationally acclaimed books on Libya and several edited volumes and several dozen academic articles on North Africa.