CNAS hosted two panel discussions about the regional and global implications of a potential collapse of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Featuring several experts on the topic, the first panel, "How Would a Collapse of the Nuclear Deal Occur," was moderated by Elizabeth Rosenberg and the second panel, "Global Implications of Walking Away," was moderated by Ilan Goldenberg. View a list of the featured experts below.
How Would a Collapse of the Nuclear Deal Occur?
This panel addressed the state of the sanctions regime, the mechanics of a decision not to certify Iran's compliance with the JCPOA, and the impact for the sanctions architecture and U.S. and foreign companies.
Katherine Bauer, Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Richard Fontaine, President, CNAS
Peter Harrell, Adjunct Senior Fellow, CNAS
Richard Nephew, Senior Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University
Elizabeth Rosenberg, Senior Fellow and Director, Energy, Economics, and Security Program, CNAS
Global Implications of Walking Away
This panel addressed the future of the JCPOA in light of the President's upcoming decision whether, or not, to certify Iran's compliance, regional effects if the agreement were to collapse, and broader global implications for the non-proliferation regime and U.S. alliances.
Ilan Goldenberg, Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program, CNAS
Dr. Colin Kahl, Associate Professor of Security Studies Program, Georgetown University; Strategic Consultant at the Penn-Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement
Dr. Mara Karlin, Associate Professor of Strategic Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Klaus Botzet, Head of the Political, Security and Development Section in the Delegation of the European Union to the U.S.
Samantha Job, Counsellor for Foreign Policy and Security at the British Embassy in Washington.