Iran, Turkey and the U.S.: Power Triangle of the 21st Century

January 26, 2010

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Stephen Kinzer

Prolific author, former New York Times bureau chief and correspondent and Northwestern University lecturer Stephen Kinzer speaks on “Iran Turkey and the U.S.: Power Triangle of the 21st Century.” He discusses this new "power triangle" and explains how it could help calm crises from Palestine to Iraq to Afghanistan--if only the US would break out of what he calls "the prison of old policies, assumptions and alliances."

International Women Associates is a Chicago-based educational organization that promotes cross-cultural exchange, dialogue, and friendship. By creating links among diverse peoples and organizations, it advocates for global understanding and universal human rights, especially those of women and girls.

Stephen Kinzer's books include Crescent and Star, which covers the sweeping changes that have reshaped Turkey in recent years; All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror, which chronicles the 1953 overthrow of Iran's prime minister, Mohammed Mossadegh; and A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It, the story of the Paul Kagame, the intriguing president of the Republic of Rwanda.

 

Recorded Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at Film Row Cinema.