BRIEFING: Policy Options to Counter the Rising Iranian Threat

First 100 Days of Ebrahim Raisi


The National Council of Resistance of Iran, U.S. Representative Office (NCRI-US) will host a briefing on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 starting at 11:00 am with leading national security experts. The panel will discuss an effective Iran policy to address Tehran’s nuclear non-compliance, its missile and UAV program, its regional aggression, the rising public discontent and the first 100 days of Ebrahim Raisi as Tehran’s president.


  • Ambassador Robert Joseph, former Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security; former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Proliferation Strategy, Counterproliferation and Homeland Defense.
  • David Shedd, former Acting Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency; former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Intelligence Programs and Reform; visiting fellow, The Heritage Foundation.
  • Professor Matthew Kroenig, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University; Deputy Director, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, and Director, Global Strategy Initiative, The Atlantic Council.
  • Alireza Jafarzadeh, Deputy Director, Washington Office, National Council of Resistance of Iran; author, The Iran Threat.

WHEN: Wednesday, December 15, 2021; 11:00 am EST

WHERE: Washington, DC

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