"Should the U.S. Change, Contain, or Engage Nuclear 'Outliers' — Iran and North Korea?," kicks off The National Conversation, a year-long series of free public events announced today as part of a partnership between NPR and The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Wilson Center Director, President and CEO Jane Harman and NPR President and CEO Gary E. Knell will provide opening remarks at the event.
This lunch-time discussion will focus on the United States' position on Iran and North Korea with the country's top thinkers on this subject.
Moderated by NPR Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, joining the conversation will be The New York Times Columnist Thomas Friedman and the Wilson Center's International Security Studies Director Robert S. Litwak at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, June 20 at noon. The event is free and open to the public.
In September, The National Conversation will take a look at security issues in a post-9/11 world. Be sure to check the 'This is NPR' event listings for more upcoming dates in this series, each of which will be moderated by an NPR journalist.