WELLINGTON: Iran's role in Destabilising the Middle East
Tuesday, 17th September 2019 5:40pm - 6:40pm
The Wellington Club, Level 5, 88 The Terrace, Wellington

SPEAKER: Behnam Ben Taleblu

Behnam Ben Taleblu is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defence of Democracies where he focuses on Iranian security and political issues. Prior to his time at FDD, Behnam worked on non-proliferation issues at an arms control think-tank in Washington. Leveraging his subject-matter expertise and native Farsi skills, Behnam has closely tracked a wide range of Iran-related topics including: nuclear non-proliferation, ballistic missiles, sanctions, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the foreign and security policy of the Islamic Republic, and internal Iranian politics.