An In-Depth Analysis of the Geneva Interim Agreement
The first in a series of workshops on the negotiations with Iran.
Open to Congressional Staff Only
December 16, 2013
Congressional Meeting Room North - CVC 268
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Lunch will be provided
Mark Dubowitz is executive director of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a Washington, D.C.-based nonpartisan policy institute, where he leads projects on Iran, sanctions, nonproliferation, and countering electronic repression. Dubowitz is an expert on sanctions and has testified before Congress and advised the U.S. administration, Congress, and numerous foreign governments on Iran sanctions issues. He is the co-author of five confidential reports on economic sanctions against Iran provided by FDD to the U.S. government and four public reports. Dubowitz is also a co-chair of the Project on U.S. Middle East Nonproliferation Strategy, a nonpartisan project co-chaired by five nonproliferation and sanctions experts, which produced a 2013 report on U.S. Nonproliferation Strategy for the Changing Middle East. Dubowitz is a senior research fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto where he teaches a graduate course and conducts research on international negotiations and Iran’s nuclear program.
Orde Kittrie is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and a tenured Professor of Law at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Kittrie has testified on nonproliferation issues before Congress and served as one of fourteen members of a special National Academies of Science committee, created by Congress to make recommendations on how to improve U.S. programs to prevent the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. Kittrie has been a guest speaker on nonproliferation issues of the International Atomic Energy Agency, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Air Force Academy, among others. He has also lectured at over a dozen universities including Harvard University, Yale University, Columbia University, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, and many others. Prior to joining the ASU law faculty in 2004, Professor Kittrie served for eleven years at the United States Department of State, during which time he received both the Department’s Superior Honor Award and its Meritorious Honor Award.