Time: Jan 10 12:00 PM
Location: Online

Join host Michael Ard for a conversation with former intelligence analyst Steven Ward on "The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps and the Axis of Resistance."

Steven Ward worked as an intelligence officer for nearly 30 years with the Central Intelligence Agency, covering Middle Eastern, South Asian, and related national security issues. Ward served as a Deputy National Intelligence Officer for the Near East and South Asia on the National Intelligence Council (2005-2006) and as a Director of Intelligence Programs for the National Security Council (1998-1999).

Ward is the author of Immortal: A Military History of Iran and Its Armed Forces (Georgetown University Press, 2014) and Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence: A Concise History (Georgetown University Press, forthcoming).

Ward currently works as a contract historian for the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint History and Research Office where he is preparing Volumes XVI and XVII of the classified history series, The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy, covering the George W. Bush administration.

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