BEYOND THE HEADLINES

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Escalation, Deterrence, and Brinksmanship: A Conversation on Iran
February 13, 2020 | New York, NY
Anne Gueguen, Deputy Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations
Laura Hickey, Deputy Consul General of the United Kingdom in New York
Samantha Vinograd, CNN National Security Analyst and WFPG Board Member
Moderator: Kim Kahnhauser Freeman, WFPG Executive Director
Co-sponsored by the Institute of International Education

On February 13, 2020, Deputy Permanent Representative of France Anne Gueguen, UK Deputy Consul General Laura Hickey, and CNN National Security Analyst and WFPG Board Member Samantha Vinograd, joined the WFPG for a conversation on diplomacy, escalation and brinkmanship with Iran. During the off-the-record discussion, the panelists discussed the impact of recent events, including the drone strike that killed Soleimani and the E3's (France, Germany, and the UK) triggering of the JCPOA dispute mechanism. The speakers also addressed the future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and threats to regional stability. The discussion was moderated by WFPG Executive Director Kim Kahnhauser Freeman and co-hosted by the Institute of International Education.


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Samantha Vinograd,
National Security Analyst at CNN

 

Anne Gueguen, Deputy Permanent
Representative of France to the UN

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Laura Hickey, Deputy Consul General
of the United Kingdom

 

Kim Kahnhauser Freeman, WFPG Executive Director,
moderates the panel

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Sarah Ilchman welcomes WFPG members and guests
to the Institute of International Education

 

Laura Hickey during the Q&A

 

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Ambassador Missouri Sherman-Peter, Permanent 
Observer of the Caribbean Community to the UN

 

Nina Lahoud, International Legal Assistance Consortium,
asks the panelists a question

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Samantha Vinograd, Anne Gueguen,
Laura Hickey and Kim Kahnhauser Freeman