Virtual Meeting

CFR Fellows' Book Launch Series Guest Event With Ray Takeyh

Thursday, February 4, 2021
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Speaker

Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider

Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, Council on Foreign Relations; @JamesMLindsay

Ray Takeyh discusses his new book, The Last Shah. Offering a new view of one of America's most important and widely misunderstood relationships, The Last Shah significantly revises our understanding of the United States and Iran's complex and difficult history.

The CFR Fellows’ Book Launch series highlights new books by CFR fellows.

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