April 15, 2010, 12:00 - 2:00 PM - Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. Headquarters
The Center for Latin American Studies,
held an event on...
Venezuelistan: Iran's Latin American Ambitions
Thursday, April 15
12:00 - 2:00 PM
A number of U.S. officials have warned about the growing influence of Iran in Latin America, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warning in December that it would be “a really bad idea” for Latin American countries to embrace Iran and its theocratic regime. Hudson Institute held a panel discussion to discuss the ramifications for democracy in Latin America.
Boris Saavedra: Retired Brigadier General of the Venezuelan Air Force and senior intelligence official in Venezuela, Saavedra is currently an assistant professor of national security affairs at the Center of Hemispheric Defense Studies (CHDS), National Defense University and Liaison officer between CHDS and the Inter-American Defense College (IADC).
Download Saavedra's powerpoint presentation here
Alberto Bolívar: Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Center on Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism, and Homeland Security at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, Bolivar teaches revolutionary war, intelligence, and geopolitics at the post-graduate schools of the Peruvian Armed Forces and National Police.
Manochehr Dorraj: Professor of political science at Texas Christian University, Dorraj has written extensively on Middle Eastern and Iranian domestic and foreign policy.
Jaime Daremblum (Event Moderator): Senior Fellow and Director of Hudson’s Center for Latin American Studies and former Costa Rican Ambassador to the United States.
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