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Iran's Missile Program June 2nd Event

The Islamic Republic of Iran has the largest and most diverse missile arsenal in the Middle East. Missiles—whether conventional or potentially armed with chemical, biological, or nuclear warheads—enable Iran to pose an asymmetric threat to countries with much more sophisticated militaries. Despite U.N. resolutions forbidding the development and testing of nuclear delivery systems, Iran has continued its missile program unabated. The most recent unclassified government report suggests that Iran, with foreign assistance, could soon flight-test an ICBM capable of reaching the United States.

On June 2nd, Hudson Institute hosted a conversation with Representative Ron DeSantis (R-FL), Dr. David Cooper, Michael Eisenstadt, and Dr. Thomas Karako on the extent of Iran’s missile program and its relationship to Iran’s nuclear program. Hudson Adjunct Fellow Rebeccah Heinrichs moderated the event.

Panel

United States Representative Ron DeSantis (R-FL) Speaker

Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Dr. Kenneth R. Weinstein Speaker

President & CEO, Hudson Institute

Dr. David Cooper Speaker

Professor & Chair, Department of National Security Affairs, U.S. Naval War College

Michael Eisenstadt Speaker

Kahn Fellow & Director, Military and Security Studies Program, The Washington Institute

Dr. Thomas Karako Speaker

Senior Fellow, International Security Program and the Project on Nuclear Issues, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Rebeccah Heinrichs Moderator

Adjunct Fellow, Hudson Institute

Experts

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