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Theocracy's Limits: Iran at the Precipice of its Contradictions

Event Recap

March 9, 2010 - 6:00pm
Speaker: 
Roger Cohen
Event Sponsor: 
Iranian Studies Program
Roger Cohen

Roger Cohen joined The New York Times in 1990. He was a foreign correspondent for more than a decade before becoming acting Foreign Editor on September 11, 2001, and Foreign Editor six months later. Since 2004 he has written a column for the Times-owned International Herald Tribune, first for the news pages and then, since 2007, for the Op-Ed page. In 2009 he was named a columnist of The New York Times. Mr. Cohen has written "Hearts Grown Brutal: Sagas of Sarajevo" (Random House, 1998), an account of the wars of Yugoslavia's destruction, and "Soldiers and Slaves: American POWs Trapped by the Nazis' Final Gamble" (Alfred A. Knopf, 2005). He has also cowritten a biography of General Norman Schwarzkopf, "In the Eye of the Storm," (Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1991).

Pigott Hall, Building 260, Room 113

Free and open to the public

Contact Email: 
iranianstudies@stanford.edu