"Tonight's debate is not ...

July 12, 2009

"Tonight's debate is not really about whether we should communicate with a hostile Iran, but what we should say. How can we plausibly induce Iran to change course? What costs can we threaten or impose? What inducements can we offer? And finally, what role should diplomacy have in this process?" Robert Rosenkranz, the founder of Intelligence Squared introducing the evening's proposition.

The moderator is John Donvan. Panelists include Liz Cheney, Daniel Senor, Ambassador Nicholas Burnes and Kenneth M. Pollack